THIS SUMMER: 15 Tours Around Northern Israel
Check out our Summer 2020 tours!
Itinerary details under each picture; to register, whatsapp 054-231-7606, email or click here for a contact form
Dates don't suit? No sweat! Contact us and we'll schedule any of these tours (or alternatives) custom-tailored to you and your group.
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Life on the Edge: The Lebanese Border
Thurs July 2
The Pioneering Spirit
Mon July 6 & August 10
Spend the day visiting amazing sites along the northern border. See the painted house in Shlomi. We'll continue to the impressive rock formation of the Keshet Cave, then on to Moshav Shtula to walk along the border and inspect the grafitti murals -- and tell the story of the terror tunnels through the eyes of the local people raising their families on the border.
The Carmel: Where Land Meets Sea
Mon July 13 & Thurs Aug 6
HeChalutz l'Ma'an Avodah! What kind of people made aliyah to drain swamps, build roads and farm inhospitable terrain? We'll explore the cradle of the Second and Third Aliyah through visiting the site of a radical social experiment, touring the first communal kvutza on the banks of the Kinneret and hearing the story of one of its founding families, taking in the lush greenery of Degania with its "Etz HaMedina," and paying homage to some of the giants of the early Yishuv in the famed Kinneret cemetery.
Where the Bible, Politics and Ecology Meet: Mt. Gilboa
Thurs July 16 and Thurs Aug 13
A day with the beautiful people and views of the Carmel. Meet Nisco and his amazing collection of music machines. At the Yemin Orde Youth Village, we will see how Jewish identity and culture is fostered. In the Carmel forest nature reserve, we will have a picnic lunch, enjoy a short hike to the tznir rock formation, and see traces of the "Masada on the Carmel" plan from WWII. Is the Carmel Mountain "Little Switzerland?" You decide.
Up and Around Mt. Tavor
Mon July 20 & Mon Aug 17
We will travel to the stage settings of many biblical stories, including the final battle of King Saul. Continue on a scenic road to a unique outlook over the green line for a geopolitical briefing. Picnic lunch. At the wind farm, see renewable energy in the making. With more views in store, we end the day at the foot of queen Jezebel’s castle, at the beautiful Yizrael springs.
Tzippori, From Ancient City to Boutique Farmers
Thurs July 23 & Thurs Aug 27
We’ll begin the day with a drive to the top of Mt. Tavor, including a pleasant walk to take in the spectacular views of the Jezreel Valley and the lower Galil.
Learn about Debora the Prophetess, the nexus point of the northern tribes, and other traditions connected with this famous mountain.
See the oak tree that gave Gen. Yigal Alon his name and inspiration. Continue to the Circassian village of Kfar Kama to learn about this unique minority community.
Continue to Sejera/Ilaniya, where historic buildings over 100 years old mix with modern villas, and hear the story of the Sobotniks that settled there. End the day with a special surprise.
Perched above the fields of the lower Galil, Tzippori — the “Jewel of the Galil” — is full of beautiful mosaics and impressive Roman ruins. We will continue our day exploring the modern moshav of Tzippori, where farmers have reinvented themselves with new and unique products and services — goji berries, medicinal herbs, goats' cheese, garage sales and more.
"The Sanhedrin traveled from place to place...from Yavneh to Usha, from Usha to Shefaram, from Shefaram to Bet Shearim, from Bet Shearim to Tzippori, from Tzippori to Tiveria..."(M. Rosh HaShana 31a).
A classic thematic tour following the stomping-grounds of the Sages. Learn about the development of the Oral Law in the very places the Mishna and Talmud were written.
Usha, Shefaram, Bet Shearim, Tzippori lookout
Mon July 27 & Thurs Aug 20
Acco like you've never seen it before! Visit the Bahaji Gardens (epicenter of the Bahai faith), a synagogue that celebrates the uniqueness of Jewish history in literally every stone, and learn about local Islamic culture at the famous El-Jazzar mosque. Meet the hesder students that chose Acco as their place of Torah study, and how all of these different demographics live together in one city.