Encounters in Israel
Meet Israeli personalities, army personnel, Holocaust survivors, archaeologists and historians. For those who are looking for different perspectives.
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A possible, beautiful itinerary for you
An Insiders Perspective of the IDF
The Israeli military is one of the most experienced armies in the world. They are charged with defending a very small country in a very volatile region. Meet IDF personnel and learn what it takes to keep Israel safe. You will visit bases in the Syrian frontier, accompanied by a Brigadier General, and meet with other high-ranking officials.
History at Every Step
Something amazing about Israel, is that you cannot walk 20 metres without coming across an historical site. Meet with the main archaeologists in very important digs in Jerusalem, and head a little further afield and join Ian Stern in the underground city of Beit Guvrin. Read more
Some Hard Encounters
Yad VaShem, the Holocaust Museum attempts to keep the memory alive of the atrocities of the 20th Century. Survivors are few. Visit the museum privately, and meet someone who survived the horrors. These powerful encounters are life-affirming.