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Dolansky 2019

May 12, Sun

Biblical Jerusalem Good Morning!. Our first day of the tour begins “Where it all began” – City of David  .

At 8:50 we head for the introduction movie, and at 10:00 we go down Warren’s shaft . We will also review King David’s Palace Area G  Canaanite Tunnel David’s Tomb  Pool of Siloam  , and the Herodian Drainage Channel .

We later continue to the Southern Wall Archaeological Park  Davidson Center , and of course – Western wall  .

After a lunch break we drive to “Emek Tzurim, and at 15:00 we are going to experience a Sifting Project  

Guide: Danny Herman

O/N: Harmony Hotel, Jerusalem

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May 13, Mon

Holy SepulchreOur second day in Jerusalem begins at Mount of Olives Viewpoint , and Christian Holy sites such as the Chapel of the Ascension , Dominus Flevit Garden of Gethsemane Mary’s Tomb.

We then walk along the Via Dolorosa , to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre   and review its features: Golgotha Stone of Unction Tomb of Jesus Tomb of Joseph of Arimathea ; and Chapel of the finding of the Cross .

Guide: Danny Herman

O/N: Harmony Hotel, Jerusalem

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May 14, Tues

Tour of the Israel MuseumComleting our review of Jerusalem we are scheduled at 9:00 to have a tour of the  Temple Institute , and at 11:00 visit the Burnt House .

We will also visit other sites in the Jewish Quarter , such as the Cardo  and the Broad Wall.

After lunch we head to the Israel Museum    and review its highlights: “Shrine of the Book” Model of the Second Temple Jewish Art and Life Wing ; and the Archaeological Wing .

Guide: Danny Herman

O/N: Harmony Hotel, Jerusalem

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May 15, Wed

David and Goliath Battle SiteToday we explore the Soutern Kingdom of Judah in Biblical times and go in the footsteps of Samson and Goliath. The will include the sites: Beer-Sheva   and Tel Be’er Sheva Tel Arad  Tel Lachish   and Khirbet Qeiyafa .

Guide: Danny Herman

O/N: Harmony Hotel, Jerusalem

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May 16, Thurs

Group tour to MasadaA Day tour of the Dead Sea will start with a review of the dramtic site of Masada  , a drive through Ein Gedi , Site of the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls (Qumran  ), and of course – a swim at the Dead Sea !.

Guide: Danny Herman

O/N: Harmony Hotel, Jerusalem

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May 17, Fri

Tour of Burma RoadChecking out and heading to Tel-Aviv we will sample the “Burma Road”  , drive through Modi’in , and then explore Jaffa , the Flea Market, the  Carmel Market  + Nahalat Binyamin Arts and Crafts Fair  , and at Samaritan Holon Community  – see Friday prayers (no photos).

Guide: Danny Herman

O/N: Shlaom & Relax hotel, Tel Aviv

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May 18 Sat

Shabbath in Tel-AvivShabbat – free day in Tel Aviv

O/N: Shlaom & Relax hotel, Tel Aviv

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May 19, Sun

Tour of the GalileeHeading to the North we stop at the ancient Jewish catacombs at Beth Shearim , see Sepphoris / Zippori , and at Nazareth   visit the Church of Annunciation Mary’s Well  and Mount Precipice .

Guide: Danny Herman

O/N: Leonardo Plaza hotel, Tiberias

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May 20, Mon

CapernaumDriving around the Sea of Galilee we visit today Magdala , Capernaum , and Bethsaida . For lunch we go to the fish restaurant in Kibbutz Eingev, and then Sail on the Sea of Galilee ,  and if time permits we visit Hamat Tiberias , and Ancient Tiberias .

Guide: Danny Herman

o/n: Leonardo Plaza Hotel, Tiberias

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May 21, Tues

Tour to Mount BentalAiming to reach the Golan Heights  we drive to Tel Dan , Caesarea Philippi (Banias) , and then up to Mt. Bental  

We have lunch at Kibbutz Meron Golan, and possibly go for Wine tasting / beer tasting in a local brewery, and if time permits we end with a visit to Gamla .

Guide: Danny Herman

O/N: Leonardo Plaza Hotel, Tiberias

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May 22, Wed

Ancient CaesareaOn our last day of the  tour we visit the ancient synagogue of Beth Alpha , and Megiddo .

After a lunch break we review the highlights of Caesarea  Caesarea aqueductThe “Birds Mosaic”Caesarea SynagogueCaesarea Portaesarea Byzantine PraetoriumCaesarea BathouseCaesarea Hippo-StadiumCaesarea Latrine (The “Crapatorium”)Paul’s Prison in Caesarea?Herods Palace in Caesarea, and the Caesarea Theatre.

End up in Tel Aviv, group separates/people on their own. FAREWELL!

Guide: Danny Herman