Day 1 – “Burma Road” and Jerusalem
Heading Twoards Jeruaslem, after Latrun we get off the highway and join the 1948 “Burma Road” “, learning about the battles around Jerusalem in 1948.
Day 2 – Qumran, Ein-Gedi, and Masada
We head first to Masada , Famed for the suicidial acto of 960 Jews some 2000 years ago. The dramatic story is enhanced by rich archaeological remains and a well planned visitors center. The most important finds are on display at the new Masada Museum .
In nearby Ein Gedi we can have lunch and then stroll in the beautiful botanical gardens of the kibbutz. We can then head to Ein-Gedi’s Nature Reserve , and can either hike and swim in Nahal David, or explore the well preserved mosaic floor of Ein-Gedi’s ancient synagogue .
Day 3 – Jaffa and Tel-Aviv
We will end with a drive to Rabin Assasination site , and asses the current geo-politics of Israel and its surroundings.