Feb 23-25

Feb 23 Thursday6:00Hotel pick-up or meet at designated pick-up point in Tel-aviv.
Travel to Jerusalem
The Archaeological site on the S/E wall of the Temple Mount.
The Western Wall. (prepare a written prayer to be inserted on the wall)
The Temple Mount   
* The Dome of the Rock   
* The Al Aqsa Mosque
Note: The Temple Mount is closed on Fridays, Saturdays and Muslim holidays
The Garden of Gethsemane
Travel to the Dead Sea via the Judea desert.
Picture taking at the giant “DEAD SEA” sign.
Float on the Dead Sea @ En Bokek Beach (might be too cold). Refresh at “The Dead Sea Mall”.  
Travel back to the hotel
 
Feb 24 Friday6:00Hotel pick-up or meet at meeting place in Tel-aviv (not Jerusalem). Travel to Nazareth – the Church of the Annunciation.
Travel to Cana.
The Wedding in Cana Church where Jesus turned the water into wine.  
*** Option to renew wedding vow for couples; by appointment Travel to Tiberias;
Capernaum – the town of Jesus.  
* The white Synagogue  
* The house of Peter the disciple.  
* The Sea of Galilee seashores.
*** Lunch at St. Peter’s Restaurant overlooking the Sea of Galilee. Tabgha – The church of the Multiplication of the fish and loaves. Magdala – the Synagogue from the time of Jesus. (optional) ***option: boat sailing on the Sea of Galilee.
Yardenit – the Baptismal Site on the Jordan River.
Travel back to the hotel in Tel aviv.  
 
Feb. 25 Saturday6:00 6:30Hotel check-out
Hotel pick-up in Tel-aviv
Travel to Jerusalem.
The “I Love Jerusalem” sign for quick picture taking.
The Great Wall of Jerusalem
The Jaffa Gate.
The King David Citadel.
The Jewish Quarter
The Broad wall from King Hezekiah
The Hurva Synagogue and the Golden Menorah
The Mount Zion
* The Dormition Abbey
* The Room of the Last Supper
* The Tomb of King David
The Cardo from the Byzantine Period
The Via Dolorosa; The way of the cross.
The Holy Sepulchre Church: The holiest site in Christianity   
* The site of the crucifixion and death of Jesus.   
* The Tomb of Jesus and the site of the resurrection.
*** Lunch break
Travel to Bethlehem
The Nativity Church  
* The star of Bethlehem  
* The manger  
* The tomb of the innocents (if open)
The manger square
The “I Love Bethlehem” sign for quick picture taking
Travel to the airport or to the hotel
 
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