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Don Scheck group, December 2016

Tuesday Dec 20

flight to israelWelcome to Israel!. 22:30 arrival at Ben-Gurion airport, and a transfer to the hotel.

O/N: Tel-Aviv

Cost: big Taxi ($75)

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Wednesday Dec 21

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Visit Shelby‘s school in Ashdod.

Continue to the 1948 war memorial at Yad Mordechai , and the Rockets display at Sderot , where we can also view into Gaza..

After lunch in Beer-Sheva  continue to a tour of the Air Force Museum.

O/N: Tel-Aviv

Cost (Guide + van): $800

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Thursday Dec 22

palmach museum1This day is devoted to discovery of Jaffa  and Tel-Aviv . We start with a visit at the unique Palmach Museum , and continue to Rothschild Boulevard  where we visit the significant historical Independence Hall .

After lunch we continue to a stroll along the Carmel Market , and through Jaffa  and the Flea Market  .

O/N: Tel-Aviv

Cost (Guide + van): $800

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Friday Dec 23

nahalat binyamin crafts marketToday is a free day in Tel-Aviv, which you can use for a stroll in Jaffa, or join a tour of Jaffa on Segways .

In the afternoon you can also go to the Nahalat Binyamin Arts and Crafts Fair  .

In the evening a taxi will take you to a dinner in Ashdod.

O/N: Tel-Avuv

Cost (van): $150 + taxi cost to Ashdod and back ($150?)

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Saturday Dec 24

caesarea crusaders eastern gateHeading north, our first stop will be Caesarea  where we will learn an appreciate remarkable finds from Roman times. We will then continue to either Akko  or the Jewish Catacombs of Beth Shearim  and Jewish center in Mishna times – Sepphoris .

O/N: Hagoshrim? Ginosar in?

Cost (Guide + van): $800

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Sunday Dec 25

atvPending on where we stay, we might visit “Dado Observation”, and then head to the Golan Heights . Our first stop will be the top of Mt. Bental where we can view into Syria, and it will be followed by a Tome car tour along the Syrian Border .

For lunch we will go to Katsrin, where we can also enjoy the “Golan Magic” Visitors Center , after which we can either go to a chocolate workshop at De Karina Chocolatiere , or hike at Gamla .

O/N: Hagoshrim? Ginosar in?

Cost (Guide + van): $800

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Monday Dec 26

beit shean silvanus streetHeading towards Jerusalem, and pending on time, we will try to achieve visiting the Naot shoe factorySafed Ancient Tiberias , Beit She’an , and join the Bio-Tour at Sde-Eliyahu 

. Upon reaching Jerusalem we will greet it from Mount of Olives Viewpoint 

O/N: Eldan Hotel, Jerusalem

Cost (Guide + van): $800

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Tuesday Dec 27

ayalon4Today will be devoted to sites in the Sfelah: The area of the battle of David vs. Goliath, sites related to Biblical Samson, crawl in Bar Kokhba caves , and an optional visit to a local winery.

We will also join the guided tour at the Secret Bullet Factory (“Machon Ayalon”) .

If it works out we will also visit the “Oketz” Canine Army unit.

O/N:  Eldan Hotel, Jerusalem

Cost (Guide + van): $800

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Wednesday Dec 28

masada western palace mosaicHeading to the lowest place in the world, we start with a cable car ride to the top of Masada , where we learn about a monumental site in Jewish history.

We continue to a swim at the Dead Sea , and include a visit to the oasis of Ein Gedi .

O/N: Eldan Hotel, Jerusalem

Cost (Guide + van): $800

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Thursday Dec 29

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The last day will be decovted to an exploration of the holiest city in the world – JERUSALEM!. We start with a review of the City of David , continue into the Jewish Quarter , including a walk along the Cardo , and after lunch visit the Western wall  and join a tour of the Western Wall tunnels .

At the end of the day we will have a nice dinner in Jerualem.

I will then take Shelby to Ashdod, and you will take a taxi to to the Airport

Cost (Guide + van): $800 + extra $200 for night transfers (to Ashdod and the Airport)

O/N: over the Atlantic..

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