Family Tours of Israel


A visit to the Tefillin factory in Meah Shearim is a really great experience that you shouldn’t pass up on your visit to Israel. It’s especially nice to do if you are visiting Israel as part of a Bar Mitzvah Tour! Many people put on Tefillin their entire life, yet have very little idea of how they are made. Touring the factory where they make Tefillin is something that you will remember your entire life! You may not know,...

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If you will be in Israel during Sukkot, I invite you to join me for an exciting, educational adventure! In honor of the holiday, I’ll be leading a tour in the footsteps of the Aliya L’Regel (holiday pilgrimage to the Temple). This 4 hour walking tour will trace part of the route that would have been taken by a typical pilgrim coming to visit the Beit Hamikdash (Holy Temple) and will take us through some some sites in...

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De Karina contact info and coupon at the end of this post Looking for something fun, and kid friendly to do in the Golan Heights? How about a visit to the De Karina chocolate factory, where you can tour the factory and then try your hand at making your own handmade truffles? A chocolate wonderland Last week I was touring the Golan Heights with a family from the USA that came to celebrate two Bar Mitzvahs. We visited some of the usual...

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A swim at Nachal Prat


Posted By on May 27, 2013

Yesterday we took our kids on a tour in the Shomron. We wanted them too see some of the sites that they learn about in Tanach class in their school. But on the way up from Jerusalem we stopped at the Nachal Prat to give them some time to play in the water and get out their energy before we started the tour. Nahal Prat – An Oasis in the Desert As you travel east from Jerusalem toward the Dead Sea, you enter the Judean Desert. As...

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Yesterday I finished up a really fun 3 day tour of Biblical sites in the Jerusalem area with the Husmann family from the Netherlands. Benjamin contacted me a couple of months ago via twitter to plan three days that would be meaningful for him and his wife Shifra as well as fun and engaging for his three small kids Daniel, Naomi and Ezra. The Husmanns are not Jewish but feel very connected to the Tanach as well as the Land and People...

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Pesach Family Tour


Posted By on Mar 31, 2013

On the second day of Chol HaMoed Pesach, I led a tour for a few families from my neighborhood (including my own). We visited Tel Beit Shemesh, Tel Tzora and Park Begin. It was a great day outdoors in good weather. The kids got to climb around on the ancient ruins in the different sites and learn about their history. At the end of the day at Park Begin we were surprised to find  that someone had brought a few donkeys and was offering...

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