Jerusalem Day: The Eshkolot organization offers experiential tours

Special tours and events are offered for Jerusalem Day, in the Gaza Envelope and in the City of David in Jerusalem between the dates of May 6-13

Hikers in beautiful scenery. Kobe photo I showed

The Eshkolot organization will hold tours and special events for Jerusalem Day, between May 6-13, in the Gaza Envelope and in the City of David in Jerusalem. The tours will take place, among other things, in collaboration with the City of David Tour and Study Center and in collaboration with the Jerusalem Tours and Studies Center, “The Beginnings of Jerusalem”, which are affiliated with “Eshkolot” and the Katif Center. Among the activities: a special tour of the Gaza Strip, navigation games in the field and a special night exhibition on the antiquities of the City of David in Jerusalem. Activities include: tours around Jerusalem, a special navigation game for children in the field, virtual lectures in Zoom and the highlight – a unique night show that will be projected with innovative technology on the antiquities of the City of David, which tells the story of ancient Jerusalem, to the whole family. Some activities are paid and some are free.

In addition, there will be a tour in the Gaza Strip called “Six Days and Five Fingers”, following his release during the Six Day War and settlement in the area after the war, under the guidance of Dr. Hagai Ben Artzi, a lecturer in Bible and history at Bar Ilan University and a certified guide. The tour will kick off on Wednesday, May 12 between 8:30 and 7:30 p.m. Among the sites where the tour will pass: the Gush Katif Heritage Center in Nitzan, Gilad commemorating IDF casualties for hostilities, the famous Black Arrow monument, Tel Gama, the Steel Division monument and Halutza settlements. The cost of participating in the tour is 120 NIS for a single or 200 NIS for couples. The tour is intended for adults and will be accompanied by an attached bus. Participation in the tour is conditional on pre-registration, and will take place in accordance with the guidelines of the Ministry of Health, while presenting a green label. For details and registration: Katif Center in Nitzan * 8947.

Hikers in the Ben Hinnom Valley. Photo by Max Richardson

Mighty and different, Chairman of the Eshkolot organization: “Jerusalem Day events are an important milestone for Eshkolot in the Hebrew calendar, and a real holiday with many tours and events related to Jerusalem, a city with sanctity and a thousand-year connection to the Jewish people. Against all odds, we united Jerusalem, from east to west, we went through the Six Day War and the IDF fighters reached important achievements, which we will talk about in various ways and activities. The public is invited to come or contact the clusters and book tailored tours for families and groups, prepared in honor of the special day – Happy Jerusalem Day for the whole house of Israel. “

The Eshkolot organization is a leading educational organization for about 33 educational centers throughout the country, which provides a set of trainings with a wide range of activities for a variety of populations and audiences: schools, pre-military preparatory schools, families, adults and more. Eshkolot and its centers promote up-to-date educational, social, and environmental discourse throughout Israel, through educational, experiential and contemporary tools of training, instruction and hospitality adapted to the spirit of the times and to the whole of Israel.

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