What visa do I need to go to Jerusalem?

Answer To visit Israel, Americans need a passport valid more than six months from the entry date, a return or onward ticket and proof of sufficient funds. A no-charge, three-month visa is issued when you ... Read More »

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Where is the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem?

The U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem is located at the following address: U.S. Consulate General, Jerusalem, 18 Agron Road, Jerusalem 94190. It was set up in 1844 near the Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem's "Old C... Read More »

What is a Jerusalem cross?

According to, the Jerusalem Cross was a Christian symbol used in the middle ages to symbolize Jesus Christ's desire to spread the Gospel to every corner of the Earth. Derived from the G... Read More »

What is a Jerusalem artichoke?

Jerusalem artichokes are a vegetable that are a winter alternative to the potato they are a relative of the sunflower both are Helianthus .PCH=A type of sunflower

What is the origin of the name jerusalem?

The name Jerusalem is made up of the word "shalom," meaning "peace," and possibly the verb "yara," meaning variously to cast or throw, or to scatter. The name Jerusalem then is considered to mean "... Read More »