Men’s Israel Mission – Summer

Day 1

TUESDAY  - ARRIVAL

  • Arrive at Ben Gurion Airport where you will be greeted by our representatives and accompanied through passport control, baggage claim & customs
  • Lunch in Tel Aviv on the Nachalat Binyamin Promenade
  • Re-enact the Declaration of the State of Israel at Independence Hall in Tel Aviv
  • Showcase Israel as the “Start-Up Nation” as you visit Silicon Wadi in Herzlia
  • Dinner at Maganda
  • Transfer to Jerusalem & check-in to hotel

Overnight: Inbal Hotel - Jerusalem

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WEDNESDAY 

  • Full Israeli breakfast at the hotel
  • Shacharit at Kotel
  • Explore the Old City of Jerusalem from the rooftops & meet with some of the local Jewish residents in the Moslem & Christian Quarters.
  • Lunch on own in the Jewish quarter
  • Walk in the footsteps of Prophets & Kings in the City of David
  • Enjoy a spectacular lookout from the Mt. of Olives
  • Desert Experience - Jeep tour into the wilderness of Jabel Muntar (the Biblical Azazel) including BBQ & kumsitz
  • Return to hotel

Overnight: Inbal Hotel - Jerusalem

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THURSDAY -  GUSH ETZION & HEVRON

  • Full Israeli breakfast at the hotel
  • Executive Learning with the Mayanot Institute of Jewish Studies
  • Plant trees at the Sde Boaz outpost in Gush Etzion
  • 1pm Lunch & wine-tasting at the Gush Etzion Winery
  • Tour Hevron Neighborhoods including Avraham Avinu, Bet Hadassah & Tel Romeida
  • Mincha in the Cave of Machpela
  • Pay tribute to the memory of the Six Million at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum & Children’s Memorial
  • Dinner @ Darna Restaurant

Overnight: Inbal Hotel - Jerusalem

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FRIDAY – JERUSALEM

  • Full Israeli breakfast at hotel
  • Tour the Biblical heartland of Shilo
  • Experience the vibe at the Machane Yehudah Outdoor Market
  • Prepare for Shabbat
  • Welcome Shabbat together with thousands of Jews from around the globe at the Kottel
  • Friday night dinner at the Tzemach Tzedek Shul with Rabbi Yossi Swerdlow
  • Tisch-hopping in Mea Shearim

Overnight: Inbal Hotel – Jerusalem

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SHABBAT – JERUSALEM

  • Morning services at Mayanot Shul or Kotel
  • Lunch
  • Rest & Relax
  • Maariv & havdalla
  • Check-out from hotel & transfer to North
  • Dinner in Bet Shean

Ruth Rimonim Hotel – Tzfat

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SUNDAY  – UPPER GALILEE

  • Dip in the Mikveh of The Arizal
  • Full Israeli breakfast at hotel
  • Explore the Mystical City of Tzfat including the beautiful synagogues, artists’ colony, candle factory & more
  • Lunch on promenade
  • Butterfly Beer Brewery in Dalton
  • Discover the stunning Banias Reserve & waterfall
  • Security briefing looking out over the border with Southern Lebanon
  • Visit Egoz – elite commando unit 
  • Dinner on own @ HaAri 8 Restaurant in Tzfat

Overnight:  Ruth Rimonim Hotel – Tzfat

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MONDAY  – GOLAN HEIGHTS

  • Full Israeli breakfast at hotel
  • Checkout & departure
  • Study session at Ascent
  • Ascend the Golan Heights & tour the fascinating city of Gamla “Masada of the North” & site of a unique conservation project
  • Meet with religious farmer & hear about the unique challenges & opportunities engaging in agriculture in the Land of Israel
  • Lookout over border with Syria
  • Cycle in the area of the Sea of Galilee
  • Dinner at Makom B’Sejere
  • Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport

NEXT YEAR IN JERUSALEM!!!!!!!

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