June 7-9, 2023

June 7 Wednesday6:00Pick-up from the hotel in Tel aviv or at designated pick-up point along the way.
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 Bethesda Pool where Jesus healed the crippled man. (if open) Option: visit the birthplace of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
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
Option: The Milk Grotto
The “I Love Bethlehem” sign for quick picture taking
Travel to Tel-aviv.  
June 8 Thursday6:00Pick-up from the hotel in Tel aviv or at designated pick-up point along the way.
The Archaeological site on the S/E wall of the Temple Mount.
* See the pinnacle of the Temple and the ruins of the shops
The Western Wall. (prepare a written prayer to be inserted on the wall)
Tour the Temple Mount   
* The Dome of the Rock or the Golden Dome   
* The Al Aqsa Mosque
The Garden of Gethsemane where Judas betrayed Jesus.
Option: quick visit to the tomb of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
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.
Refresh at “The Dead Sea Mall”.
Note: the Dead Sea Mall is closed on Sabbath.
Travel back to Tel-aviv  
June 9 Friday6:00Hotel pick-up or meet at meeting place 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  
*** Cana Church is closed on Sundays
Travel to the Lower Galilee;
Capernaum – the town of Jesus.  
* The white Synagogue  
* The house of Peter the disciple.  
* The Sea of Galilee seashores.
*** Lunch in a Restaurant overlooking the Sea of Galilee.
Tabgha – The church of the Multiplication of the fish and loaves.
*** Along the way we will see Magdala and Tiberias
***option: boat sailing on the Sea of Galilee.
Yardenit – the Baptismal Site on the Jordan River.
Travel to the hotel in Tel aviv.  
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