“Salvation will come when the guide tells those tourists: you see the Roman arch over there? It doesn’t matter, but next to it, to the left, down below, sits a man who bought fruits and vegetables for his family.” - Yehudah Amichai
This custom Israel experience takes us to classic sites as well as off the beaten path to meet the people as we attempt to know the authentic Israel on her 70th birthday. Each stop will focus on unique segments of the population, learning about their achievements and challenges.
- While in in Afula/Gilboah we will volunteer with Leket, a Fedreration supported agency.
- We will explore Akko, Haifa, Jerusalem, Negev, Tel Aviv, Nazareth, Gush Etzion, Safed, Yerucham, Masada, Yad V'Shem, Dead Sea.
- We'll welcome Rosh Chodesh with Women of the Wall, join the Ethiopian community to celebrate Sigd, enjoy two Shabbatot - one in Jerusalem with members of Congregation Har El .
Many of the meals are included in this itinerary. Hotels are deluxe. Contact Mindy Glickman for details and for registration details.
Sponsor: Temple Beth Hillel, South Windsor, CT