BOCA RATON JEWISH EXPERIENCE IS GOING TO ISRAEL - MAY 2014 

If you are interested in participating or would like more information, please contact Simone Broide at (561) 929-4568 or simonebroide@yahoo.com

May 18 - 30, 2014

BRJE TRIP TO ISRAEL

MAY 18 – 30, 2014

 

Take the trip of a lifetime with us!

Be there to enjoy a personally fulfilling journey, to our spiritual homeland.

For more information or to make a reservation, please contact Simone Broide

(561) 929-4568 - simonebroide@yahoo.com

www.MyJewishExperience.org

 

Highlights of this extraordinary journey:

All hotels are double occupancy

3 meals a day & 5 restaurants for dinner

Packed lunches or sit down lunches according to itinerary

Medical insurance coverage

Entrance to all sites, attractions and lectures

A luxury bus

A high end tour guide

An additional logistic/social guide to help with all technicalities

A field coordinator with car helping solve logistic problems 24/6

Full high level third party and professional insurance coverage

Price does not include tips to bus driver, tour guide, logistics, porters, restaurants and other service providers

Price: $3,075 per person (double occupancy)

Flight: Not Included

Outbound: EL AL Flight LY2: New York - Tel Aviv Yafo

Depart: New York (JFK) at 7:00pm (5/18)

Arrive: Tel Aviv Yafo (TLV) 12:25pm (5/19)

Return: EL AL Flight LY1: Tel Aviv Yafo - New York

Depart: Tel Aviv Yafo (TLV) at 1:00am (5/30)

Arrive: New York (JFK) 5:40am (5/30)       

 

DEPART USA ON SUNDAY, MAY 18, 2014

 

DAY 1: MONDAY, MAY 19, 2014

WELCOME HOME & CAESAREA

Noon arrival at Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv

Tour personal will meet the group with refreshments and lead the group to an air-conditioned wifi equipped state of the art bus

Travel north to Caesarea for special “welcome to Israel” lunch and orientation program

“The Caesarea Experience,” a film that traces Caesarea's history on all periods of time

Check in at the Lavi Hotel

Tuck in for a good night’s sleep before your first full day of touring

Overnight: Lavi Hotel

 

DAY 2: TUESDAY, MAY 20, 2014

CAESAREA, TZFAT & KABBALAH

Take a tour of Tzfat, center of the Kaballah movement; visit the holy synagogues & walk around the Artist’s quarter

Visit the Stam Center in Tzfat, meet a scribe and together discover the hidden world of the Hebrew letters

Mt. Meron, Rashb”i and the mountaintop trail

Overnight: Lavi Hotel

 

DAY 3: WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 2014

WALKING IN THE BIBLE LAND

Tour the Border with Lebanon & meet with citizens & soldiers living and serving in Misgav Am

Arbel Cliffs

Tour the city of Tveria - Tiberius

Dinner at Decks Restaurant

Cruise on the Kinneret

Overnight: Lavi Hotel

 

DAY 4: THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2014

THE PATH OF THE PATRIARCHS

Check out of the Lavi Hotel

Tour of Chevron and Cave of the Patriarchs

Gush Etzion - the never ending story of the Gush Battle, its fall and rise

Lunch at Gavna Restaurant

Kever Rachel

Travel out to Shilo and Tel Shilo to discover the ancient Mishkan, and the pre-kings period of our nation

Dinner at the Binyamin Winery

Take in the breathtaking view of Jerusalem at the Ha’as Promenade

Check in to the Dan Panorama Hotel, Jerusalem

Overnight: Dan Panorama, Jerusalem

 

DAY 5: FRIDAY, MAY 23, 2014

BRINGING IN SHABBAT IN ISRAEL

Start the day with a special tour of the Israel Museum and the Dead Sea scrolls

Feel the pre shabbat rush and excitement at the Machne Yehuda Marketplace

Get ready for Shabbat

Take in Shabbat at the Kotel “The Western Wall”

Friday night meal at the Dan Panorama Hotel

Overnight: Dan Panorama, Jerusalem

 

DAY 6: SHABBAT, MAY 24, 2014

A DAY LIKE NO OTHR

Spend Shabbat in Jerusalem; explore the different Synagogues in the area

Shabbat Lunch at the Hotel

Optional afternoon walking tour of Yemin Moshe

Inspirational Havdalah

Sound and Light Show at the Tower of David Museum

Visit to Ben Yehuda Street

Overnight: Dan Panorama, Jerusalem

 

DAY 7: SUNDAY, MAY 25, 2014

CITY OF DAVID: REDISCOVER BIBLICAL JERUSALEM; REVEAL SOME OF THE MOST EXCITING ARCHEOLOGICAL FINDS OF THE ANCIENT JEWISH WORLD

Hizkiya’s water aqueduct

Tour the Old City, Synagogues & the Cardo

Burnt House - understanding the destruction

Take some time to pick up lunch and do some shopping in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City

Head down to the Kotel - the western wall

Visit the Southern Wall Excavations and the Davidson Center

Take a guided tour of the Kotel Tunnels

End the day with Dinner at the Mamilla Mall outside the Old City walls

Overnight: Dan Panorama, Jerusalem

 

DAY 8: MONDAY, MAY 26, 2014

FROM ASHES TO ETERNAL FLAME

Yad Vashem - Guided Tour of the Holocaust Memorial Museum

Tour Mt. Herzl - Nation founders and leaders section, and IDF cemetery

See the Knesset, Israel’s parliament, and the Menorah with the biblical emblems

Israel and Democracy - Tour of Supreme Court in Jerusalem

Malcha Mall and Dinner

Overnight: Dan Panorama, Jerusalem

 

DAY 9: TUESDAY, MAY 27, 2014

HEADING TO THE DESERT

Ein Gedi - climb the Judean Desert Mountains to discover this amazing oasis

Masada - Tour Herods legendary mountaintop fortress and its fascinating story

The Dead Sea and Spa

Bedouin Hospitality & Kumzits

Overnight: Dan Panorama, Jerusalem

 

DAY 10: WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, 2014

WHEN A NATION BECOMES A STATE

Volunteer at Leket Israel

Take a guided tour of the Ayalon Institute & the Palmach Museum

Meet with Israeli soldiers on an Army Base

Sderot, small town situated near the border with Gaza

Experience a fascinating tour - Dialogue in the Dark at the Blind Museum in Hulon

Dinner in the dark at Na Laga’at, Jaffa

Evening Show at Na Laga’at - Lo al Halechem Levado

Overnight: Dan Panorama, Jerusalem

 

DAY 11:  THURSDAY, MAY 29, 2014

NEXT YEAR IN JERUSALEM

MIXING THE OLD AND THE NEW…TEL AVIV

Check out of the Hotel

In depth look at Israel politics and society at Rabin Square

Guided tour of Hall of Independence

Dinner and a memorable closing ceremony & banquet dinner

Travel to Ben Gurion Airport

Depart Ben Gurion on a late night flight

Leshana Haba’a biyerushalaim

 

ARRIVE BACK IN THE USA, FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 30, 2014 

Mon, December 18 2017 30 Kislev 5778