A social media analyst’s visit to Israel

I'm off to Israel and Jordan this week. As a social media analyst and a Middle-East enthusiast (although my Arabic classes did not bring me very far on the lingustic level) I made some research about what to know about social meda in Israel. Much credit should be given to Danish diplomat Karen Melchior who … Continue reading A social media analyst’s visit to Israel

Middle East Chronicles: Nazareth and Galilee

Early wake and it's a beautiful day. It's now time for history and biblical culture after the modernity and vibrancy of Tel Aviv. First stop Nazareth. As we all know Nazareth is best known as the home of Joseph and Mary and hence also Jesus, although he was born in Bethlehem. A number of Christian … Continue reading Middle East Chronicles: Nazareth and Galilee

Middle East Chronicle: Tel Aviv and Jaffa

Right, after telling you about our small adventure at Tel Aviv airport we are off to a day visit of the city. What strikes us from moment one is the level of westernization of this place. It doesn’t look Middle Eastern at all. Tall skyscrapers, bicycles lanes, actual bus lines with timetables, hipsters. This place … Continue reading Middle East Chronicle: Tel Aviv and Jaffa

Middle East chronicles: Tel Aviv aiport

Here we go, off to Israel. I had been waiting for this trip for a very long time. I have studied in depth the Middle East and the Israeli - Palestinian conflict and the political situation of the Holy Land. I have watched tons of documentaries and read guide books prior to my departure but … Continue reading Middle East chronicles: Tel Aviv aiport