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Visit Israel

June 11-23, 2020


Join David Gutterman, Michael and Jane Nichols, and Rabbis Rebecca and Joshua Ben-Gideon as we search for the heart and soul of Israel through Israeli cuisine, nature, creativity and spirituality. This amazing trip will help all participants make a deep connection with the land, food and people of Israel. While not intended as a first timer’s trip, various add-ons will be available to extend your stay. Options might include a trip to Eilat and Jordan or First Timer experiences. Dates are from June 11th through the 23rd.

For more information or to let us know you’re interested, contact Rabbi Joshua Ben-Gideon info@bdgso.org


See a new side of Israel with stops that are off the beaten path!

Trip highlights include:

  • Shabbat on a picturesque getaway in the North of Israel featuring local foods and wines

  • Uplifting and spiritual experiences that connect us to each other and to the people and food of Israel

  • Incredible regional and local delicacies! Including hummus like you've never had before, visiting a chocolate factory, and going to a farm to sample their fresh cheeses and breads

  •  Indulge in all the specialties and treats that Israel has to offer on a culinary tour with Delicious Israel!

  • Savor Israeli wines that are internationally recognized as rising stars

  • Behind the scenes tour of Israel High Tech

  • Go beyond the headlines - learn how Israel is dealing with contemporary social issues facing their society

  • Lunch at Goats with the Wind, a picturesque goat farm and organic cheese maker in  the heart of the Lower Galilee, described as "a Temple built for cheese".

  • Visit the ancient synagogue of Um El Kanatir in the Golan Heights, where sophisticated digital technology to reconstruct the ancient building.

  • Encounter with Arab women through a zaatar (spice) making workshop run by the Sindiana of the Galilee fair trade organization in the village of Kfar Cana.

  • Lunch and Druze hospitality at Nora's Kitchen in the village of Dalyat El Carmel on Mt. Carmel - Hear a Druze women speak about her community.

  • Guided tour of the Ein Hod Artists Colony studios and galleries led by a local artist.

  • Discover Tel Aviv's remarkable street art on a graffiti tour of the hip Florentine neighborhoodThe Soho of Israel.

  • Fashion tour led by specialist guide to discover emerging talents and creative energies visiting designers studios and boutiques that have made Tel Aviv an important force in the international fashion industry.

  • Hands on decorative arts workshop "Everyone was born an Artist" at Kakadu studio and gallery on Moshav Tzafririm.

  • Shuk Doors Tour in the Machane Yehuda Market to see Solomon Souza's colorful paintings on the doors of market stalls. The paintings can only be viewed at night when the market is closed.

 

Sun, August 18 2019 17 Av 5779