TJJ

The Anne Samson Jerusalem Journey

  • Day 28June 28, 2017
    • Travel to Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv
    • Depart for JFK Airport in New York
    Day 28
  • Day 27June 27, 2017
    • Relaxed day for shopping etc..
    • Banquet at OU Center
    Day 27
  • Day 26June 26, 2017
    • Shabbat
    • Optional prayer service, kiddush, Shabbat meal
    • Educational Program
    • Walking Tour in the area
    • Evening service and Havdala
    • Last night activity…
    Day 26
  • Day 25June 25, 2017
    • Tour of Chevron and Cave of the Patriarchs
    • Gush Etzion – the never ending story of the Gush battle, its fall and rise
    • Kever Rachel
    • Haas Promenade – beautiful overlook of Jerusalem
    • Feel the pre-Shabbat rush and excitement at the Machne Yehuda outdoor marketplace
    • Candlelighting
    • Kabalat Shabbat
    • Oneg Shabbat
    Day 25
  • Day 24June 24, 2017
    • Boat Cruise and Snorkeling in Eilat’s red sea gulf
    • Water Sports & Lunch
    • The Egyptian border – borders in Israel
    Day 24
  • Day 23June 23, 2017
    • Join a camel caravan in the Negev Desert
    • Sde Boker
    • Machtesh Gadol
    • Merchav Am – new pioneers
    • Eilat Boardwalk
    Day 23
  • Day 22June 22, 2017
    • Ein Gedi – climb the Judean desert mountains to discover this amazing Oasis where Kings David and Saul confronted
    • Dead Sea – float in the lowest place in the world!
    • Masada – Tour Herods legendary mountaintop fortress and its fascinating story
    • Overnight in bedouin tents
    Day 22
  • Day 21June 21, 2017
    • Social action activity- Save a Child’s heart. Play with kids waiting for a heart transplant
    • Leket Israel – Picking vegetables for Israeli soup kitchens
    • Dialogue in the Dark – seeing life through a blind perspective
    Day 21
  • Day 20June 20, 2017
    • Guided tour of Hall of Independence
    • Rabin Square – Politics in Israel
    • Azrieli mall and lunch: a look into Modern day Tel Aviv
    • Tour of old Jaffa
    Day 20
  • Day 19June 19, 2017
    • Shabbat
    • Optional prayer service, kiddush, Shabbat meal
    • Educational Program
    • Walking Tour in the area
    • Evening service and Havdala
    Day 19
  • Day 18June 18, 2017
    • Tour of Atlit detention camp and museum – the story of the 1940’s illegal immigration
    • Zichron Ya’akov – Visit the beautiful coastal city, its boardwalk and museums
    • Check in and Prepare for Shabbat
    • Candle lighting
    • Kabbalat Shabbat at the Western Wall
    • Shabbat Dinner at the OU Israel Center
    Day 18
  • Day 17June 17, 2017
    • Cave crawling at the Bar Cochba caves of Tel Goded
    • View the Valley of Ellah from Tel Azeka – The David and Goliath battle
    • Visit Mini Israel
    Day 17
  • Day 16June 16, 2017
    • Yad Vashem – Guided Tour of the Holocaust memorial museum
    • Tour Mt Herzl – Nation founders and leaders section, and IDF cemetery
    Day 16
  • Day 15June 15, 2017
    • Jerusalem
    • City of David – Rediscover Biblical Jerusalem, reveal some of the most exciting archeological finds of the ancient world
    • Enter Warrens Shaft
    • Walk through the Hizkiyahu Aqueduct
    • Visit and Pray at the Kotel – Western Wall
    • Underground tour of the Kotel Tunnels
    • Lunch in the Old City of Jerusalem, and Tour of the Old City, shuls and Cardo
    • Yom NCSY – Join over 1,000 people at the mega-event!
    Day 15
  • Day 14June 14, 2017
    • Visit Pki’in and the cave of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai
    • Social action activity – run a program for underprivileged kids at Northern Absorption Center
    • Swim in the Kinneret
    • Cruise on the Kinneret
    Day 14
  • Day 13June 13, 2017
    • Tour the Border with Lebanon and meet the citizens and soldiers living and serving in Misgav Am
    • Kayak down the Jordan River
    Day 13
  • Day 12June 12, 2017
    • Shabbat
    • After Shabbat, return to group
    Day 12
  • Day 11June 11, 2017
    • Free Shabbat to visit friends and family in Israel
    • Drop Off at the OU Israel Center in Jerusalem or Rakevet Tsafon in Tel Aviv
    Day 11
  • Day 10June 11, 2017
    • Hike the Kziv Crossing to Monfort castle
    • Explore the Rosh Hanikra Grottoes via the Gondolas
    • Matsuva
    • Learn the stories of the Israeli Defense Forces MIA’s from the top of Me’arat Keshet
    • Late afternoon Tour of Acco, Tunisian synagogue, and old seaport
    Day 10
  • Day 9June 09, 2017
    • Tour the ancient city of Tzfat and discover the modern city with its artist colonies
    • Visit the new Stam Center in Tzfat, meet a scribe and together discover th hidden world of the Hebrew letters
    • Take the Panoramic view from the top of Mount Meron
    Day 9
  • Day 8June 08, 2017
    • Mount Gilboa – Ketef Shaul – tour Israel with the Tanach, and reenact the biblical stories
    • Nachal Hakibutsim
    • Bike ride in the Gilboa
    Day 8
  • Day 7June 07, 2017
    • Golan Heights
    • Water hike down the Jilabun Canyon
    • Lookout from the Volcanic Mount Ben Tal and crawl through former Syrian bunker
    • Emek Habacha – The Golan and the Yom Kippur War
    • Berry Picking in the Golan
    Day 7
  • Day 6June 06, 2017
    • Hike the famous Yehudiya Trek
    • Kesem Hagolan – Golan Presentation
    • Evening Tour of the ancient city of Quatsrin and the impressive shul in its center
    Day 6
  • Day 5June 05, 2017
    • Shabbat
    • Optional prayer service, kiddush, Shabbat meal
    • Educational Program
    • Walking Tour in the area
    • Evening service and Havdalah
    Day 5
  • Day 4June 04, 2017
    • Hike Across the Elal River
    • Rappeling in the Golan
    • Preparation for Shabbbat
    • Shabbat Candle lighting
    • Kabbalat Shabbat
    • Oneg Shabbat
    Day 4
  • Day 3June 03, 2017
    • Build and race rafts on the Kinneret – group building activity
    • Hike Down the Arbel Cliff
    • Tour of ancient Tziporri – Rabbi Yehuda Hanasi and writing of the Mishna
    Day 3
  • Day 2June 02, 2017
    • Arrive at Ben Gurion Airport, Tel Aviv
    • Welcome to Israel at the Western Wall in Jerusalem!
    • Travel North
    Day 2
  • Day 1June 01, 2017
    • Meet at JFK Airport in New York
    • Check-in with NCSY and then go as a group to check-in with El Al
    • Meet the TJJ staff and other participants
    • Orientation/ice breakers in the airport
    • Fly to Israel!
    Day 1