Greenburgh Hebrew Center

Come join the Greenburgh Hebrew Center’s trip to ISRAEL! Enjoy your community as you make memories that will last a lifetime and will connect you to your Jewish heritage, community and form a bond with a country that will become your second home. Whether it is your first, second or third trip to Israel, we have crafted an itinerary that is engaging and exciting for all. We can’t wait to see you!

Pricing

We are pleased to present to you the itinerary and tour package for your Israel trip. These have been carefully crafted to provide an experience that is engaging, fun, uplifting, informative and inspirational for the participants. All of our tours adhere to the highest standards of professionalism and you can be sure to expect the friendly, warm & dedicated service that have endeared us to thousands of satisfied clients.

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Hotels

Enjoy your trip to Israel to it’s fullest at these luxurious hotels:

 

DAN HOTEL, TEL AVIV

The Dan Tel Aviv Hotel reflects Tel Aviv’s dynamic lifestyle. The first luxury Tel Aviv hotel in Israel’s first Jewish city, the Dan Tel Aviv has always been a prime venue for statesmen, politicians and artists who gathered here from the earliest years of the State of Israel. Considered the Tel Aviv hotel of choice, the Dan Tel Aviv is justly renowned for its prime location overlooking the Mediterranean and splendid beaches edged by the city’s famous seafront promenade bustling with happy strollers. Designer stores, commercial centers and the city’s famed after-dark attractions are all on your doorstep.

Sea-facing or city view, Dan Tel Aviv guestrooms and suites embody the highest standards of luxury and service. Skillful design enhanced by thoughtful detail and cutting-edge technology make this the premium Tel Aviv hotel for discerning vacationers and corporate guests alike. The Dan Tel Aviv – more than ever – at the center of life in Israel’s most dynamic city.

 

RAMOT RESORT, GOLAN HEIGHTS

At the foot of the Golan, overlooking the magnificent view of the Sea of Galilee, Indulging guest rooms for couples and families, surrounded by open lawns, breathtaking views, a swimming pool (in season), spa treatments, adventure trails and above all – first class luxurious service.

Our Resort features 123 beautifully decorated deluxe rooms, Nature Cabins and Chalets set among the lush landscaping of the Golan Heights and the Sea of Galilee.

 

INBAL HOTEL, JERUSALEM

As one of Jerusalem’s finest, most luxurious hotels, The Inbal is ideally positioned as your ultimate gateway to explore Jerusalem’s authentic atmosphere, a pure reflection of the city in which it resides. Combining a sophisticated elegance with warmth and comfort, The Inbal offers a range of rooms and suites to match every kind of visit – from relaxed family vacations to weddings, large conferences to business trips. With service that always goes above and beyond what you expect – we promise that your visit will be unforgettable.

 

 

 

FAQ's

We’ve carefully crafted a document that answers many frequently asked questions. Feel free to browse through or you can always be in touch with your Israel Maven representative – JJ Jonah – at jj@IsraelMaven.com.

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Welcome to Israel!!! Arrival at Ben Gurion airport on flight #? where you will be met by Israel Maven representatives and your guide


Opening ceremony – Planting trees in honor of the Bar and Bat Mitzvah- including refreshments and wine


Travel to Tel Aviv


Introduction to Tel Aviv overlooking the City from the Old City of Jaffa the “Gateway to the Holy Land” Comparing the new and the Old


Transfer to Hotel for check in


Dinner at hotel


Opening session with Rabbi Jay Stein


Overnight: Dan Hotel, Tel Aviv

Full Israeli breakfast at hotel


Learn about the early steps of the IDF as we walk through the fascinating Palmach Museum


Tel Aviv tour through the streets of Tel Aviv- including a stop at the display of Independence and movie, Rothschild BLVD, Habima Theater and more.


Lunch on own at the Carmel Market and time to stroll through the Arts and crafts fair of Nachalat Binyamin


Hear the amazing story of the illegal Bullet Factory at the Ayalon Institute where the Jews manufactured weapons behind the backs of the British


Kabbalat shabbat at the Tel Aviv port together with “Israeli Shabbat”


Shabbat dinner together at hotel


Overnight: Dan Hotel, Tel Aviv

Full Israeli breakfast at the hotel


Morning at leisure- option to go to the local Masorti Synagogue in Nve Tzedek. Time for beach, pool, walk on Tel Aviv promenade etc.


Lunch on own


Late afternoon tour of the picturesque neighbourhood of Nve Tzedek


Havdallah by the pool


Saturday night cultural event at Mayumana at the Tel Aviv port (confirmation only)


Dinner on own


Overnight: Dan Hotel, Tel Aviv

Full Israeli breakfast at the hotel- check out


Explore the amazing ruins of the City of Caesarea– discuss the dilemmas of the Jew between living a Jewish life surrounded by the appealing Hellenistic culture.


Authentic lunch at the Druze Village of Usfiya- meet with someone of the Druze faith to speak about their religion


Go back into the past to the Land of the Mishna at “Kfar Kedem”- including baking pita and donkey riding


Walk up to the Cliff of the Arbel Mountain (10 minutes) for an overlook into the Upper Galilee. Optional hike down the cliff for those who would like


Continue to Hotel– Check into hotel


Dinner at the Hotel (included)


Overnight: Ramot Resort, North

Full Israeli breakfast at the hotel


Nature walk in the beautiful streams of Banyas River, one of the main sources to the Jordan River. Visit the beautiful waterfall and the ancient flower mill


Rafting in the Jordan River- be prepared to get wet!!!


Picnic Lunch (Felafel)- included


Explore the small alleyways of the Mystical City of Tzfat including the synagogues, artist colony and candle factory


Meeting local Tzfat artist and here their take on Jewish Mysticism- Kabalah


Dinner in Tiberias on own


Overnight: Ramot Resort, North

Full Israeli breakfast at hotel- check out and depart


Ascend the Golan Heights– Overlook into Syria from the Old Israeli bunker on Mount Bental and discuss the complex relationship between Israel and Syria


Off-road Jeep tour on the slopes of the Golan Heights


Lunch on own in Katzerin


Chocolate workshop at the Galita chocolate factory in Deganya Bet


Continue to Jerusalem


Welcoming and overlook into the City of Jerusalem from Mount Scopus


Dinner on own in Jerusalem


Overnight: Inbal Hotel, Jerusalem

Full Israeli breakfast at hotel


Travel to the Ella Valley and see the place where David slew Goliath


Option 1: Participate in an active archaeological dig at Tel Maresha

Spelunk in ancient caves of the time

Option 2– visit some of the amazing sites atop of Tel Maresha and Beit Guvrin


Return to Jerusalem for lunch on own


Introduction to Jerusalem and the Old City at Jaffa Gate


Walk on the Old City Ramparts from Jaffa Gate to Zion Gate- visit Mount Zion


Family scavenger hunt through the beautiful alleyways of the Jewish Quarter


Time for personal reflection at the Kotel- the Western Wall


Discover the secrets of the ancient Temple as you walk through the Western Wall tunnels


Dinner on own in Jerusalem


Overnight: Inbal Hotel, Jerusalem

Full Israeli breakfast at hotel


Bar and Bat Mitzvah celebration at Robinson’s Arch!!!


Luncheon following the ceremony


Return to hotel to change clothes


Travel to Gush Etzion to participate in Army experience- learning about Israel special forces and army ethics at Caliber 3


Culinary tour at the Machane Yehuda Market!!


Dinner on own (if still hungry!)


Overnight: Inbal Hotel, Jerusalem

Full Israeli breakfast at hotel


Depart for the Judean Desert


Ascend Masada by cable car & relive the bitter confrontation between Zealots & Romans


Lunch at the footsteps of Masada on own


Nature walk in the beautiful springs of Ein Gedi


Float on the Dead Sea!!!


Try your expertise riding a camel in the desert!


5:00pm- OPTION: Live Kabbalat Shabbat at the first station


Join thousands as they bring in the Shabbat in song at the Kotel


Shabbat dinner at hotel (included) OR hosted by families through Shabbat of a lifetime


Overnight: Inbal Hotel, Jerusalem

Full Israeli breakfast at hotel


Options:

Morning at leisure – option to visit different synagogues in the vicinity

Rest at the hotel

Tours on own- Israel Museum, Islamic Art Museum and more


Lunch at the Fuchsberg Center- meet with representative of the Masorti Movement


Shabbat afternoon rest


OPTIONAL Walking tour in the local neighborhoods of Rehevia and Talbiyah- including the presidents and prime minister’s residents.


Musical Havdalah!!


Shopping time on Ben Yehuda Street & dinner (not included)


Overnight: Inbal Hotel, Jerusalem

Full Israeli breakfast at hotel


Pay tribute to the Six Million Jews who perished in the Holocaust at Yad Vashem memorial Museum. Hear stories about leadership and heroism during the most difficult times for the Jewish people. Kids under the age of 10 will be visiting the local Biblical Zoo in Jerusalem


Lunch at the Cafeteria (included)


Hear the stories if Israel’s heroes and leaders as we walk through the amazing Mount Herzl National cemetery


Afternoon at leisure in Jerusalem


Late check out of hotel


Final dinner at a local restaurant in Jerusalem- summary of the trip


 DEPARTURE TO AIRPORT

Depart for the US on Flight ??


NEXT YEAR IN JERUSALEM!!!





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