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YPO ALL IN FORUM ISRAEL RETREAT SEPTEMBER 2017

Sept 4 (MON)

flight to israelWELCOME TO ISRAEL!
Upon arrival we will check in to the hotel in Tel-Aviv.
 18:00 – Talk at the 11th floor with Co-founder of Waze, Uri Levine.
Dinner – Hazaken Vehayam () at the port of Jaffa .
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Sept 5 (TUE)
8:30 – Jaffa on Segways : A two hours Segway tour along around Jaffa   and up to Neve Tzedek .
11:00 – Meeting at “Checkpoint“.
12:30 – Lunch at “Topolopompo ()”.
14:00  – Visit the Rabin Center , with an option of including the new exhibtion about the “Six days war”.
 17:00 – Meeting with Leehu Hacohen (ex Airforce Brigadier General) and Etty Lohan. (Meeting is at David Intercontinental Boards Room, 11th floor).
19:30 – Dinner in a Local Family house in Jaffa (“Mama’s” Project) (Optional Keynote speaker to be confirmed).
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Sept 6 (WED)
Carmel market7:00 – Breakfast.
8:00 – Forum Sessions for some,
9:00“Shuk and Cook” experience for others..
12:30 – Lunch at Claro () for the man + meeting with Jon Medved.
14:00 – A stroll in Sarona .
15:00 – The Palmach Museum , and on the way back to the hotel we will also stop at the Rabin Assassination site .
17:00 – Meeting with Alon Ben David.
18:00 – Meeting with Yuval Rotem and Miri Rotem.
21:00 – dinner at Segev Art (), Herzeliya.
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Sept 7 (THUR)
8:30 – A tour Independence Hall  followed by short stroll on Rothschild Boulevard .
10:30 – A visit to the 1948 Secret Bullet Factory (“Machon Ayalon”) .
12:00 – Visit Tzvika Bitan at Moshav Yoshivyahu.
14:00 – lunch at “Cramim”  in Beer-Sheva  .
14:30 – A drive along historical sites in Beer-sheva, such as the Australian Soldier Park .
15:50 – reaching Mizpe Ramon, possibly in time also to visit the Ramon Crater Visitors Center , which combines also the memory of Israel’s Astronaut, Ilan Ramon .
O/N: Bresheet Spa Hotel, Mizpe Ramon.
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Sept 8 (FRI)
  7:00 – Breakfat
8:30 – Jeep tour of Ramon Crater  with “Negev Land“: We will drive along unpaved roads of the Crater, have a Bedouin style lunch in Metsad Saharonim  a former Roman Limes post and a station along the Nabatean The “Incense Route” .
On the way back, if time permits, we will visit the geological phenomeno called The “Carpentry” .
16:00 – Optional experience of Rappeling in Ramon Crater , near the hotel.
 O/N: Bresheet Spa Hotel, Mizpe Ramon.
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Sept 9 (SAT)
bresheetShabbath Shalom!
8:00 – Brekfast.
9:00 – Forum Session at the hotel, and/or enjoying the spa hotel facilities (optional bike rides along the crater will also be available. Optional visit of Ramon Crater Visitors Center , which combines also the memory of Israel’s Astronaut, Ilan Ramon )
19:30 – Bedouin Dinner + Stars Watching Session in Machtesh Ramon  (set by “Negev Land“).
 O/N: Bresheet Spa Hotel, Mizpe Ramon.
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Sept 10 (SUN)
masada cable car7:00 – Breakfast.
8:00 – A 2 hours drive to Masada .
10:00 – Tour of Masada
13:00 – Lunch + spa + swim at the Dead Sea  experience at Herod’s Dead Sea Spa Hotel.
16:00 – A drive to Jerusalem, with a view into the caves where the famous Dead Scrolls were found, near Qumran .
17:00 – Greet Jerusalem from Mount of Olives Viewpoint .
19:30 – go out for some drinks at a local bar in Mahane Yehudah Market   .
21:15 – Festive Dinner at “Mahaneyudah” .
O/N: Herbert Samuel Hotel, Jerusalem
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Sept 11 (MON)
holy sepulchre easter 2013
7:30 – Breakfast.
9:00 – Morning Session with Jon Medved for some, Old City market and souvenir tour for others.
11:00 – A tour of the Church of Nativity  , in Bethlehem .
13:00 – Lunch at  “Adom ” in the Ottoman railway station (“First Station” ),
14:30 – Head into the old city for a tour of the essentials of Jeruslaem – the Western wall   (including option of  experiencing the new Virtual Tour of the Second Temple  ), the Christian Quarter , a walk along parts of the Via Dolorosa , and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre  .
20:00 – Dinner at “Chakra ()”
O/N: Herbert Samuel Hotel, Jerusalem
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Sept 12 (TUE)
yad vashem7:00 – Breakfast.
8:30 – After check-out and loading the bus we first head to the National Holocaust memorial at “Yad Vashem”   and have a private tour (with Mindy or Hazie), followed with a visit to the highlights of the Israel Museum  .
13:00 –  Lunch at “Modern” .
14:30 –  Head to the Galilee.
16:00 – Visit the Church of Annunciation  in Nazareth  .
19:30 – Dinner at the Scots Hotel.
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Sept 13 (WED)
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7:00 – Breakfast.
8:30 – Depart from the Hotel.
9:00 – Visit Capernaum  where we learn about the miracles of Jesus and the local ancient Jewish 11:00 – Visit Magdala , which bears a unique first century ancient synagogue that was discovered in the hometown of Mary Magdalene.
12:00 –  Visit the Sea of Galilee Boat  in Kibbutz Ginosar, and possibly Sail on the Sea of Galilee  to learn about fishing techniques in ancient times.
13:00 – lunch at “Magdalena  “.
 14:00 – Drive to Tel-Aviv with an optional stop at the Bahaian Terraced Gardens  at Haifa  and/or at the ancient port of Caesarea  .
20:00 – Festive fairwell dinner at Eyal Shani‘s – “The Salon “!.
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Sept 14 (Thur)
flight homeTransfer to Ben-Gurion Airport.
Departure
FAIRWELL!