Price range
From $ per person
Upcoming Date
16-28 April 2023
Tour Time
13 Days (Inc. Arv./Dpt.)

Itinerary

1 - Sunday ( April 16 ) : Welcome to Israel!

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Activities:

  • 14:50 Nat and Susan's Arrival at Ben Gurion airport on flight AA 7025 - Your VIP agent will be waiting to greet you at the sleeve of the plane. After assisting with arrival procedures and collecting your baggage, you will be taken to meet your driver.

  • Transfer to Jerusalem - And check-in to hotel

  • Day on own to explore Jerusalem

  • Dinner on own - We can make recommendations and reservations!

  • Jerusalem

: Jerusalem

2 - Monday ( April 17 ) : Explore Jerusalem on your own

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Activities:

  • Breakfast at your hotel - Every morning you'll enjoy a delicious Israeli buffet breakfast.

  • 9:15 Jane's Arrival at Ben Gurion airport - Your VIP agent will be waiting to greet you at the sleeve of the plane. After assisting with arrival procedures and collecting your baggage, you will be taken to meet your driver.

  • Travel to Jerusalem - And check-in to hotel

  • Day on own to explore Jerusalem

  • Dinner on your own - We can make recommendations and reservations!

  • Jerusalem

: Jerusalem

3 - Tuesday ( April 18 ) : The Jerusalem Hills

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Activities:

  • Breakfast at your hotel

  • Visit the Schiff Garden (BTS and HHS Garden) - In the San Simon neighborhood

  • Continue to Ein Karem for lunch - Culinary Tour - Tucked into the hills of Jerusalem is the biblical Ein Kerem, whose name means "the spring in the vineyard." Step into another world while you visit this quaint neighborhood.

  • Hadassah Ein Kerem - Continue to Hadassah Hospital in Ein Kerem and see the stunning Chagall Windows. Discuss the idea of biblical memory and the story of Marc Chagall.

  • Return to Jerusalem

  • Dinner on your own - We can make recommendations and reservations!

  • Jerusalem

: Jerusalem

4 - Wednesday ( April 19 ) : Shared and Resilient Community

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Activities:

  • Breakfast at your hotel

  • Visit the Hand in Hand Bilingual School - Hand in Hand: Center for Jewish-Arab Education in Israel is a network of integrated, bilingual schools for Jewish and Arab children in Israel. Hand in Hand was co-founded by Israeli Arab educator Amin Khalaf and Israeli American educator Lee Gordon in 1997.

  • Visit Lifeline for the Old / Yad LaKashish - Yad LaKashish is a non-profit organization empowering and supporting nearly 300 elderly Jerusalem residents on a daily basis by providing them with creative work opportunities in artistic workshops.

  • Lunch on own en route

  • JAFI/JDC half day

  • Dinner on your own - We can make recommendations and reservations!

  • Jerusalem

: Jerusalem

5 - Thursday ( April 20 ) : The Blooming Desert

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Activities:

  • Breakfast at your hotel

  • Travel south

  • Between the Crater and the Lake Tour - This tour reveals the Negev’s surprising physical features shaped by water, vegetation, and human history. We’ll take you mere kilometers outside Yeroham to panoramic observation points and into nature: Yeroham Crater, Hagar’s Well, and (manmade) Yeroham Lake.

  • Lunch with The Culinary Queens of Yerocham - The Culinary Queens host in their homes while telling guests about their culture and background and educating through recipes. Many of Yerocham's settlers come from Morocco and Yemen and tasting their traditional dishes combined with their stories is quite a treat!

  • Visit MindCET - An EdTech Innovation Center in which you will hear about MindCET's model, vision and methods along with the leading trends in the EdTech field, highlighting the rirtual reality, augmented reality and artificial intelligence and their uses in the field of education and learning,

  • Travel back to Jerusalem

  • Dinner on your own - We can make recommendations and reservations!

  • Jerusalem

: Jerusalem

6 - Friday ( April 21 ) : The Israeli Mosaic

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Activities:

  • Breakfast at your hotel - And check-out

  • Dinner on your own - We can make recommendations and reservations!

  • Travel to Tel Aviv

  • Everything Art - Tour Tel Aviv Museum of Arts with Shirel Horovitz - During this dynamic tour with Shirel Horovitz we'll figure out what makes Israeli art what it is and learn about its relationship with the Zionist narrative as well as the international art world. Tour the extensive Israeli collection at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art and visually explore the Israeli narrative from the early 20th century until today. Alongside her art practice, Shirel lectures, leads art tours, teaches art and is an art consultant to a variety of private groups and institutions among them Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Alma Hebrew college, Classrooms Without Borders, Ashdod Museum of Art, Azrieli LTD, Hartman institute and more. Drawing from multiple fields of knowledge, Shirel weaves into each experience aspects of social issues, politics, economy, religion and more to create a vivid and nuanced image of the Israeli reality. Her knowledge, passion and love of all that is Art, Tel Aviv and Israeli history are nothing less than contagious.

  • Levinsky Market Tasting Tour - The Levinsky Market specializes in spices and Mediterranean delicacies. It is, in many ways, the best market in Tel Aviv, known for its variety, freshness, and special atmosphere. Whether you are looking for a rare Indian spice or some good quality saffron - this is the place. Shops offer a cornucopia of excellent cheeses, smoked fish, wines, and other delicacies. Tour the market and have "tastings" throughout.

  • Check-in to hotel - And prepare for Shabbat

  • Shabbat Dinner with EatWith or on own

  • Tel Aviv

: Tel Aviv

7 - Saturday ( April 22 ) : Explore Tel Aviv on own

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Activities:

  • Breakfast at your hotel

  • Explore Tel Aviv on own - Among our recommended suggestions:

  • Option 1: Visit the Design Museum in Holon - Design Museum Holon is the first museum in Israel dedicated to Design. The building of the museum was planned and designed by Israeli architect and industrial designer Ron Arad in cooperation with Bruno Asa.

  • Option 2: ANU Museum of the Jewish People - In June 2021, after ten years of planning and construction, the largest Jewish museum in the world opened its doors. You’re invited to join a fascinating journey that portrays the story of the Jewish people through the generations and up to the present time. The Museum represents all parts of the Jewish people and highlights the creative works and cultural riches of a variety of communities in different periods of history. This story is about all of us and each and every one of us is part of it.

  • Dinner on your own - We can make recommendations and reservations!

  • Tel Aviv

: Tel Aviv

8 - Sunday ( April 23 ) : Giving Back and Spiritual Heights

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Activities:

  • Breakfast at your hotel

  • Visit Emunah's Neve Michael Children's Village - Visit the multidisciplinary children's village in Pardes Hanna that offers a wide range of professional services on one site and provides refuge and a loving home for children and youth at risk

  • Wine tasting and light lunch at Tulip Winery - Visit the very special Tulip Winery in Kfar Tikva, Village of Hope. The winery employs the developmentally disabled adults who live in Kfar Tikva and produces excellent wines.

  • Tour Safed - Safed, pronounced Tzfat in Hebrew, sits at a higher altitude than any other city in Israel and has been known since the 16th century as a major center of Kabbala, Jewish mysticism. Safed’s mystical aura adds to its special status as one of Israel’s four holy cities, along with Jerusalem, Tiberias and Hebron. The old synagogues, narrow alleyways and artists’ studios add to the hilltop city’s unmistakable charm.

  • Return to Tel Aviv - And GA Registration

  • GA Kick-off

  • Tel Aviv

: Tel Aviv

9 - Monday ( April 24 )

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Activities:

  • Breakfast at your hotel

  • JFNA GA Activities

  • Tel Aviv

: Tel Aviv

10 - Tuesday ( April 25 )

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Activities:

  • Breakfast at your hotel

  • JFNA GA Activities

  • Tel Aviv

: Tel Aviv

11 - Wednesday ( April 26 )

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Activities:

  • Breakfast at your hotel

  • JFNA GA Activities

  • Tel Aviv

: Tel Aviv

12 - Thursday ( April 27 )

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Activities:

  • Breakfast at your hotel - Nat and Susan check-out from hotel

  • Nat and Susan's Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport

  • 7:10 Departure - Nat and Susan's flight AA7026

  • Tel Aviv

: Tel Aviv

13 - Friday ( April 28 )

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Activities:

  • Breakfast at your hotel

  • Day on own to explore Tel Aviv

  • Late check-out from hotel

  • Jane's transfer to Ben Gurion Airport

  • 11:55 PM Departure - Jane's flight DL 235

  • Farewell - We hope to host you again in our beautiful country!

: Tel Aviv

Terms of Payment

Deposit is due immediately to secure the booking.

Balance for the trip is due no later than 45 days prior to first day of trip.

Please refer to our full Terms and Conditions here.

Cancellation Policy

Bookings can be cancelled within 48 hours, with a full refund.

Should it be necessary to cancel or postpone the tour due to force majeure circumstances, or Israeli government-imposed/air flight restrictions related to COVID-19,  a full refund may be possible, minus a $200 per person service fee.

For cancellations made:

  • Up to 45 days prior to departure, any payments made above the deposit towards the tour will be refunded. The deposit is non-refundable
  • 45 to 30 days prior to departure, 50% of the total tour cost per person will be refunded
  • 29 to 8 days prior to departure, 25% of the total tour cost per person will be refunded
  • 7 to 0 days prior to departure, the client will incur 100% of the cost of the tour

Should members of a group booking cancel their participation, their deposits cannot be applied to the balance payment of other group members.

All cancellation requests must be made in writing.

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