Israel In-Depth Study Tour

Feb 16-28, 2018

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Trip Blog Posts

It’s Been Real Israel!

posted on Wednesday Feb 28 2018 at 1:04 am UTC

Hello from our last day in Israel! It’s hard to believe the trip has come to an end. We came, we saw, we learned about who conquered. Israel is an amazing, beautiful country with an incredible, rich history. Israel is a complex and complicated nation with an undeniable influence on the modern world....

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Jerusalem Has A Lot Going On

posted on Tuesday Feb 27 2018 at 3:49 am UTC

In the words of an exclamatory Yehuda, “Wow wow wee wah!” It’s been a day. Lot’s of sight-seeing, lots of history, lots to take in. While we saw an abundance of Jerusalem (by the end of the day, I think everyone was happy to come back to the hotel and let their feet take a rest) we really only...

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posted on Sunday Feb 25 2018 at 8:50 pm UTC

I can’t believe we are already on day 8 of the trip. We have made our way to Jerusalem, which is such an amazing and unique city. As we drove along, we saw Orthodox Jews headed to work. Little children walking along the streets on their own (there has been no child abducted in Jerusalem for the past...

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Getting Meta on the Meda...terranean

posted on Sunday Feb 25 2018 at 12:42 am UTC

Hello everyone! We’re on the move. After spending four wonderful days in Galilee, we have started heading toward Jerusalem. We began the morning in Jesus’s hometown, Nazareth. The good old NTZR. We walked up what is locally referred to as Mount Precipous, a cliff overlooking over the Jezreel valley. Terry...

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Where Jesus calmed the storm

posted on Saturday Feb 24 2018 at 1:16 am UTC

Hi friends! I am going to switch things up today and give you the daily play-by-play as we go through the play-by-play. This morning, we started the day off with a devotional on the Sea of Galilee. Terry read to us from Mark 4:35, where Jesus calmed the storm and for the first time revealed his power...

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Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

posted on Friday Feb 23 2018 at 1:20 am UTC

Hello everyone! Welcome to Day Five of the Israel blog. I can’t believe we are almost halfway through the trip - time has been flying and Yehuda is always keeping us moving fast so we can see all of the amazing sites Israel has to offer. In fact, the only moment so far I have really felt time standing...

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The man of the hour

posted on Thursday Feb 22 2018 at 1:14 am UTC

While I know those that visit Israel outside of the GTI tour group end up having a wonderful and moving experience, I’m not sure if it can truly compare to going with Yehuda. [Yeh-who-da] is the man of the hour. Tour guide extraordinaire, he is what sets this trip a part from the rest. If Terry,...

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Wilderness Vibes

posted on Wednesday Feb 21 2018 at 1:14 am UTC

  Hello friends! I am writing to you from the bumpy roads of Israel’s I-95 (N? S? Don’t tell anyone on the trip but I have little to no sense of direction and little to no sense of where we seem to be going. At almost any time.) I’m just along for the ride and trust Terry and Laura to...

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Mike, Mike, Mike, Mike! Guess What Day It Is?

posted on Tuesday Feb 20 2018 at 12:32 am UTC

Hello from Israel! Today was definitely an exciting and FUN day. Not only did we get to visit the oldest city found in Israel, but we We visited the massive Masada fortress built by Herod the Great and we floated in the Dead Sea. Unlike my own personal expectations, the camel...

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People, Place & Promise: Day 1

posted on Sunday Feb 18 2018 at 11:26 pm UTC

Good morning, good afternoon, good whatever time it is wherever you may be! We’ve had an exciting day full of amazing biblical and geographical teaching, walking, and you won’t believe it - more walking! Let’s get started with a quick rundown of the day. Where’d ya go? Yad Hashmonah, Beth...

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Hello and welcome to the 2018 Israel Tour blog!

posted on Saturday Feb 17 2018 at 11:52 pm UTC

I’m not sure if this is proper blog protocol but before we begin, let me to introduce myself. My name is Lucy and I will be your travel guide during our group’s (we’ve yet to determined a fun group name we can cheer in unison on the bus so TBD on that) journey through Israel. In case I write anything...

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Preparing for Israel

posted on Friday Feb 02 2018 at 9:26 pm 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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