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FACE 2 FACE: YOUNG HADASSAH
FACE 2 FACE: YOUNG HADASSAH*
Friday, October 19
Depart Jerusalem, to begin our exciting adventure. Participate in an archeological dig and crawling through the caves of Bar Cochba. Continue to a Bedouin community as we enjoy lunch and learn about their unique lifestyle and culture. Following lunch, climb atop a camel for a short ride into the desert. Travel further into the desert, arriving at the great natural wonder of Mitzpe Ramon. Check into our spa resort and enjoy Shabbat dinner together. Overnight in Mitzpe Ramon.
Saturday, October 20
Enjoy a day of leisure at our resort in Mitzpe Ramon, with plenty of time to relax and enjoy the spa amenities. Options on Shabbat: hotel spa services, walking tour on the edge of the crater and the Open Air Art Gallery. Or, join group participants in a unique cycling tour in the crater (additional cost). Dinner and overnight in Mitzpe Ramon.
Sunday, October 21
Travel to the Eshkol region. Meet with the mayor, Haim Yelin at a local school to hear about the area's recent development and future projects. Drive along the Gaza border to meet IDF solders in one of the border posts. We continue to a high tech farm, where we will meet with a representative to learn about the challenges of living on the border. Continue to Beer Sheva, the capital of the Negev, to visit an Ethiopian absorption center and learn about the integration of Ethiopian Jews to Israeli society. Drive to Tel Aviv, Overnight in Tel Aviv.
Monday, October 22
This morning we enjoy a walking tour, led by a guide/actor, through the charming Neve Tzedek neighborhood. We learn about the early history of Tel Aviv and discover the many artist galleries and boutique shops that populate the neighborhood. Late afternoon or evening flights back home.
Rate per person is $1,300
INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR
NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR
TOUR IS BASED ON A MINIMUM OF 20 PEOPLE
HADASSAH 96TH NATIONAL CONVENTION • OCTOBER 15 – 18, 2012 • JERUSALEM, ISRAEL CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION