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Mount of Olives

Posted by on Jan 2, 2014 in Jewish Tours, Private day Tour | Comments Off on Mount of Olives

Mount of Olives

“And David went up by the ascent of the Mount of Olives, and wept as he went up.”  The Mount of Olives is first mentioned in connection with David’s flight from Absalom (II Samuel 15:30). Named for the olive groves that once covered its slopes, Mount Olives  is a mountain ridge adjacent to the Jerusalem’s Old City.  The southern area of the Mount was the necropolis (burial ground) of the ancient Judean kingdom. The Mount is central to Jewish tradition since it has been used as a Jewish cemetery for over 3,000 years and holds approximately 150,000 graves. Several...

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Carmel Mountain Range

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Carmel Mountain Range

Mount Carmel Israel Beautiful Mount Carmel is a coastal mountain range in northern Israel stretching from the Mediterranean Sea towards the southeast. The range is a UNESCO biosphere reserve and a number of towns are located there, most notably the city of Haifa, Israel’s third largest city, located on the northern slope. In mainstream Jewish, Christian, and Islamic thought, the prophet Elijah is associated with the mountain, and he is regarded as having sometimes resided in a grotto on the mountain.  One name for Mount Carmel is Jabal Mar Elyas Mount Saint Elias. In the Books of...

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Haifa and the North Shore

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Haifa and the North Shore

Haifa is the largest city in northern Israel, and the third-largest city in the country, with a population of over 291,000. AIt is also home to the Bahá’í World Centre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built on the slopes of Mount Carmel, the history of settlement at the site spans more than 3,000 years. Over the centuries, the city has changed hands: It has been conquered and ruled by the Phoenicians, Persians, Hasmoneans, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Crusaders, Ottomans, British, and the Israelis. Today, the city is a major seaport located on Israel’s Mediterranean coastline in the...

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Safed

Posted by on Dec 26, 2013 in Jewish Tours, Private day Tour | Comments Off on Safed

With its magnificent views east to the Golan, north to the Hermon and Lebanon, west to Mt. Meron and the Amud Valley, and south to Tiberias and the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) Safed is the highest city in the Galilee and in Israel. Since the 16th century, Safed has been considered one of Judaism’s Four Holy Cities, along with Jerusalem, Hebron and Tiberias. Since that time, the city has remained a center of Kabbalah, also known as Jewish mysticism. The city is a thriving spiritual center with numerous beautiful synagogues and Judaica stores. It is also the location for the annual...

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Canyoning

Posted by on Dec 26, 2013 in Nature & Adventures, Private day Tour | Comments Off on Canyoning

Canyoning

Fear factor, anyone? How about a little adrenaline rush to start off your vacation? Israel’s diverse landscapes made canyoning quite the popular sport.  An unforgettable and fun adventure, canyoning is traveling in canyons using a variety of techniques that  include other outdoor activities such as walking, scrambling, climbing, jumping, abseiling (rapelling), and swimming. If you enjoy extreme sports, breathtaking views and good times – this activity is for you!   Read more about:  Israel private tours  Christian Tours  FAQ  City tour Jerusalem Bar mitzvah at the...

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The Eternal Journey

Posted by on Feb 6, 2012 in Jerusalem Quest, Jewish Tours, Private day Tour | Comments Off on The Eternal Journey

The Eternal Journey

Remember the days of old, consider the years of many generations… (Deuteronomy 32:7) Jerusalem is one of the oldest cities in the world. It has a history that stretches back more than 3,000 years, and is considered a holy city by the three major Abrahamic religions – Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Being an ancient city, Jerusalem is an endless fountain of knowledge. There is so much to see, explore and learn that one can spend a lifetime in the city and still not know all the secrets Jerusalem holds. On this tour, we invite you to enter the mystical continuum that is Jerusalem:...

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