Mission: Places articles

Gush Etzion Bloc

Settlements; Communities; Outposts. An inside look at communities over the Green Line. Visit Kibbutz Kfar Etzion for an Audio/Visual representation depicting the fight for Gush Etzion. Meet Bob Lang, Spokesperson for Gush Etzion Lunch at Gush Etzion Winery – a boutique winery and restaurant

B’Chatzer Shel Ora

Description An original Yemenite meal in a beautiful orchard. The visit includes a tour of its 120 trees – of 80 different kinds, some of them quite rare and exotic – and authentic Yemenite cuisine from Ora’s kitchen. Her Polish-born husband Reuven and she have a remarkable story to tell.

HonestReporting Headquarters, Jerusalem

Description Israel is in the midst of a battle for public opinion – waged primarily via the media. To ensure Israel is represented fairly and accurately, HonestReporting monitors the media, exposes cases of bias, promotes balance, and effects change through education and action. About This Place http://www.honestreporting.com/

MediaCentral, Jerusalem

Description Israel’s premier bureau for overseas correspondents, providing support for journalists based in or visiting Israel, the Palestinian territories, and the region. MediaCentral has been set up as a non-profit, independent, media-liaison service organization offering what are perhaps the three most important elements in journalism: information, access, and materials. The guest area is also a

Archaeological Park, Jerusalem

Description Visit the newly constructed Ethan and Marla Davidson Exhibition and Virtual Reconstruction Center, one of the largest, most significant archaeological sites in the country. It is some 100 meters south of the Temple Mount complex, in the recently excavated and restored underground storage complex belonging to a seventh century CE Umayyad Palace, with breathtaking

Israel/Syria border, Golan Heights

Description Mission participants (May, 2013) toured Israel’s borders with Syria and Lebanon with a special army patrol charged with keeping Israel’s borders safe despite the violence engulfing Israel’s neighbors. During their briefing on the security situation in Syria, Commander ‘N’ from unit 334 told the mission participants that their advocacy work on behalf of Israel