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Roots of Tel Aviv Walking Tour

Independence Hall (Wiki: Deror Avi

Walking the Roots of Tel Aviv Jaffa, Neve Tzedek, Rothschild Boulevard, Independence Hall On this walking tour you will see and understand the birthplace of modern Tel Aviv. You will walk the alleyways of ancient Jaffa and see the port where the prophet Jonah set sail. You’ll see the first neighborhood outside the wall, with the homes of many of Tel Aviv’s founders and it’s first chief ... Read More »

Tel Aviv Tour

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One Day or Two Day Tel Aviv Tour Tel Aviv Tel Aviv is the urban center of modern Israel. With an ancient heart at Jaffa going back millenia, Tel Aviv is now the center of Israel’s vibrant, international culture. It’s full of fun 24 hours a day, as well as history and high culture. No trip to Israel is complete without ... Read More »

The Israel Museum

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Endless Possibilities at the Israel Museum The Israel Museum is the largest cultural institution in Israel, and is in the top tier of museums in the entire world. The Museum houses many collections of archeology, art, as well as temporary exhibitions. The 500,000 objects housed at the museum date from prehistory to the present day. They include archaeological artifacts, fine art, Jewish themed art ... Read More »

The Holy City: Old City Night Tour

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Experience the Old City of Jerusalem at Night On this walk through the history-strewn streets and alleys of the Old City you will go through the four quarters of the city. You will see the Roman Cardo, the Broad Wall built by king Hezekiah of biblical fame, The Churva synagogue. You will also see the colorful Bazaars and markets of the old city. The Western Wall The tour will ... Read More »

Judean Lowlands (Shefela) Day Tour

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The Judean Lowlands (Shefela) This stunningly beautiful area of the country is rich with rolling hills, flowering meadows and towering pine forests. The Judean Lowlands, conveniently located midway between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, is also home to numerous Biblical, archeological sites, and sites of importance to modern Zionist history. Some of the sites you may visit on your trip to ... Read More »

Judean Desert Day Tour

Nahal Prat, where the prophet Jeremiah prophecied (Wiki: Ester Inbar )

Nissim, Niflaot, u’Nevuah B’midbar Why was the Torah given in the midbar? Why is the desert associated with prophecy? In less than an hour’s drive from Jerusalem you will see where Yirmiyahu prophecied. You’ll see where Am Yisrael crossed the Yarden and where the walls of Yericho crumbled by the strength of Yad Hashem. This day will take you on a journey: from the home of ... Read More »

Tzfat and Surroundings B’darchei Ha-Tzaddikim

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Tzaddikim, Kevarot and Living Legacy The spirit of the Ari and the Baalei Kabbalah hovers over Tzfat like the cloud of glory. Walking it’s alleys between blue painted doors you can’t help but be caught up in it. On this day you will visit the graves of the Ari, Rav Cordovero, and others in Tzfat as well as Rashbi in Meron, and you’ll be able to use ... Read More »

Jerusalem: Ir Hakodesh

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Yerushalayim Shel Matah On this day of deep exploration and learning you will see stones laid in the days of the Nevi’im, and hear their voices call to you through thousands of years of history. The day will start in the City of David, where you’ll see the place of David’s Palace and walk through the water system built by Hizkiyahu. You will see the ... Read More »

Jewish History Video Part 1: Abraham

Jewish History Video

Why Watch this Series? A trip to Israel is about connecting to history, heritage, roots. One of the best ways to make your trip meaningful is to learn the history. This series will explain where the Jewish people came from, how we and our religion, Judaism, got to be what they are today. Jewish History Part 1: Abraham Read More »