Israel In-Depth Study Tour - North Coast

Jan 12-21, 2018

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Trip Blog Posts

Jerusalem - Our Last Day

posted on Saturday Jan 20 2018 at 5:39 pm UTC

We enjoyed a morning to sleep in, waking up at 7:30AM and starting our last day in Israel at 9AM. We travelled by bus to the Mount of Olives overlooking the golden Dome of the Rock. Between our view and where we stood is a cemetery of hundreds of tombs. According to the prophecy in Zechariah, the Mount...

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posted on Saturday Jan 20 2018 at 1:13 am UTC

When visiting Israel, one must experience all kinds of weather. This morning, we admired the hail that came pelting down as we shivered in our swimsuit shorts, ready to walk through the water system that is known as Hezekiah’s Tunnel. Taking the path that leads to the tunnel entrance, we prepared ourselves...

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The East-West Road

posted on Friday Jan 19 2018 at 2:57 am UTC

It was our last morning at the Sea of Galilee. Today we would be traveling along the East-West road between Bet She’an and Caesarea, two Roman culture inspired cities. Bet meaning “house” and She’an meaning “security” or “strength,” we can imagine the type of city this was. However, the...

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The Golan Heights

posted on Thursday Jan 18 2018 at 12:57 am UTC

“Shalom shalom! Wakey wakey!” For our second day in the Galilee region, we visited four places in the mountains, climbing to new heights and experiencing new perspectives. At the field site of Katzrin, we dressed in traditional clothing of the people who would have lived there and walked through...

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The Galilee

posted on Wednesday Jan 17 2018 at 1:32 am UTC

This morning, we woke up and outside our doors was the Sea of Galilee. At this time in the morning, fishermen of the Bible would already be done with their fishing for the day and would be coming back to the shore for a fish breakfast. The Evangelical Triangle, consisting of Chorazin (Korazim), Capernaum...

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The Negev

posted on Tuesday Jan 16 2018 at 1:40 am UTC

The best way to start a morning in Israel is to bathe in the salty waters of the Dead Sea, and that is exactly what we did. It was an incredible experience to float freely and leave feeling refreshed before heading out on another full day of adventures. We had three stops along the Dead Sea that we made...

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The Shephelah

posted on Monday Jan 15 2018 at 1:24 am UTC

We had arrived late Saturday night to our hotel in a small village on the outskirts of Jerusalem and many of us were still adjusting to the time difference from Southern California. Before long it was 1:30 AM and some of us were still tossing, trying to get some sleep before our early start. At 7 AM...

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Preparing for Israel

posted on Tuesday Jan 02 2018 at 5:26 am UTC

Our trip to Israel will be here before you know it! Once we're on the ground in Israel, we'll post periodic updates and photos. Check back often or get update notifications using the subscribe options on this page. We'll be sharing our travel experiences online with you, our friends and family,...

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