Israel Study tour

March 20-30, 2017

Led by Josh Weidmann
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Trip Blog Posts

The presence of the Lord in this place

posted on Wednesday March 29 2017 at 3:13 am UTC

Western Wall - Tunnel We’ve seen the Western Wall from above, and now it was time to see it from below. Along with this tour, we saw the largest rock ever used in building. It was ginormous. A few of us left prayers in the crevices of the rocks. Even below, the Western Wall was full of people praying...

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The Old City

posted on Tuesday March 28 2017 at 4:38 am UTC

Today we ventured to the “old city” of Jerusalem. Western Wall The “old city” is surrounded by a heavily secured wall. The gate we went through opened up to the Western Wall. The Western Wall is considered holy due to its connection to the Temple Mount. Because of the status quo policy,...

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Mountain, Spring, Cave, and Sea

posted on Sunday March 26 2017 at 4:28 am UTC

Masada Our day started off heading south to the giant fortress known as Masada. You can see from the pictures below that this structure is ginormous. Half the group made the trek up the Snake Trail. The other half took the tram up. En Gedi We then jumped on the bus and headed north to one of...

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Jesus' Days

posted on Sunday March 26 2017 at 2:24 am UTC

Today we packed up our bags and headed south to Jerusalem. The second half of this tour has officially started. Israel is not a large size country, so it doesn’t take too long to get in between cities. After about an hour drive we ended up at Beth Shean and Scythoplois. Beth Shean and Scythoplois This...

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Photos from Friday

posted on Saturday March 25 2017 at 12:25 am UTC

Check out photos from Friday! ...

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Walking on water, the Sermon on the Mount, and thirty other miracles of Jesus

posted on Friday March 24 2017 at 3:48 am UTC

Boating on the Sea of Galilee Today we went boating on the Sea of Galilee. It was, well, pretty incredible. Before we jumped on the boat we visited the museum that housed a 2000-year-old boat. The same one that Jesus may have been on. This boat was discovered in 1986 and removed from the mud along...

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Where Water Was Turned To Wine

posted on Thursday March 23 2017 at 3:28 am UTC

Day 2 … wow. I’m not sure how the team is gonna top day two. It was one word, amazing. We started the day at Nathaneal, whose name would be turned to Bartholomeu. We stopped there for a teaching and then moved up the street to the church where Jesus performed his first miracle, turning water to...

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First day in the Land

posted on Wednesday March 22 2017 at 1:01 am UTC

Shalom! All 44 of us made it safely from the USA to the beautiful land of Israel. Thank you all for your thoughts and prayers! Starting in Joppa We wasted no time. As soon as we landed (in Tel Aviv) we grabbed our bags, hopped on the bus, and headed to Joppa. Joppa is beautiful with historic...

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Preparing for Israel

posted on Friday March 10 2017 at 12:25 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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