This trip will be stimulating, experiential and physically manageable. See Israel from a different perspective.
Moderate Activity Level: Participants must be able to independently manage moderate walking with steps, inclines and uneven terrain. Tours begin at a reasonable time (no 6 a.m. wakeup calls!). Only two locations, so you won’t continually pack and repack suitcases.
Sovev Kinneret: Learn about how Israel’s kibbutz movement is modernizing at Degania Aleph (Israel’s first kibbutz), visit a date farm, tour an agricultural start-up farm, enjoy an Israeli cooking workshop with Israeli chefs, take a driving tour of Tiberias, tour the Golan Heights and learn about its strategic importance to Israel, celebrate Purim with a feast at a local winery, experience the Yigal Alon Museum, lunch and tour in a Druze village, Shabbat dinner with host families.
Jerusalem: Guided tours of the Israel Museum and the Knesset, evening presentation by a Fischman Scholar, Kotel, culinary tour of Machaneh Yehudah, free time for shopping, geopolitical tour along the security fence. Enjoy 2-night stay at Harmony Hotel.
For hotel option in Sovev Kinneret, add approx. $1,000. For single supplement hotel rooms, add approx. $300.
Trip requires a minimum of 10 participants. Space is limited. Cost is based on using home hospitality in Sovev Kinneret. Cost does not include airfare, trip/health insurance, or extensions before or after the trip. We highly recommend that you purchase trip insurance!
Photo: Sean M. Murphy
To apply, download the application form and complete it. Please mail to:
Marilyn Ruby, St. Paul P2G Director
790 Cleveland Ave. S., Suite 227
St. Paul, MN 55107
Applications are due BY MONDAY, JANUARY 14.