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Israel at 70 Celebration

 

 

Achievements, Challenges, and Ancient Treasures

 

Detailed itinerary

Extension to Petra

Celebrate 70 years of Israel's independence

April 9-20, 2018

Petra & Eilat extension: April 20-24, 2018

 

In partnership with Lehrhaus Judaica we'll visit popular sites, such as the Western Wall and Masada, plus we'll go off the beaten track and meet with the people of Israel.

Enjoy an unforgettable week as Israel commemorates its fallen and celebrates 70 years of Independence. You will be cared for and looked after by your scholars and staff from Tiyul- Jewish Journeys together with an experienced tour educator who will open up windows into the wonders and complexity of Israel, her sights, sounds and people.


Historic Jerusalem

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Highlights

  • Tour the old city and dine in Machane Yehuda
  • Latrun, Bronze Age and biblical sites
  • The Judean desert, the Red Sea, and Masada

Lectures and encounters

  • Introduction to Israel, with Dr. Jehon Grist, Rabbi Peretz Wolf-Prusan, and Dr.Joe Freedman   
  • Understanding the Significance of the Holocaust in Israeli Society, with educator Rachel Korazim    
  •  Israel Museum visit, with Dr. Jehon Grist and Rabbi Peretz Wolf-Prusan                              

Israel Today

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Lectures and encounters

  • Current Events in Israel: What the Weekend Papers are Talking About, with journalist (at hotel)         
  • Intentional Communities: Modern Day Pioneers, with youth center members in the Hadar neighborhood settlement of Haifa
  • Lunch and home hospitality at the Druze Village of Daliyat Hacarmel
  • Shabbat dinner, ho sted in the home of a Jerusalem family                                                                                        
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70th Anniversary Celebrations

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Lectures and encounters

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