Jan. 1-3, 2023

Jan. 1 Sunday6:00Hotel pick-up or meet at designated pick-up point in Tel-aviv
Travel to Jaffa.
Tour Old city of Jaffa associated with Jonah and the whale.
Jaffa – the city built by Japheth, son of Noah.
The Andromeda rocks
The Statue of faith of the 3 fathers; Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.
The hanging citrus tree.
The House of Simon the Tanner.
Port of Jaffa. 
Walk along the seashores of the Mediterranean Seashores.
Visit the famous land mark of Tel-aviv, the Azrieli Center.  
Travel to Bethlehem
The Shepherds’ Field
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 hotel.
   
Jan. 2 Monday9:00 10:009:00 – Arrival – pick-up from the airport
10:00 – 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 Temple Mount Lookout
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 Golden Dome   
* The Al Aqsa Mosque
Note: The Temple Mount is closed on Fridays, Saturdays and Muslim holidays
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.
Travel to the hotel in Tel-aviv  
Jan. 3 Tuesday 6:00Hotel pick-up or meet at designated pick-up point in Tel-aviv
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. (boat sailing = 100 shekels per head)
Yardenit – the Baptismal Site on the Jordan River.
Travel to the hotel in Tel aviv.
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