CELEBRATORY CHIZUK MISSION – MAY 17-25, 2017
Chizuk– May 17-25, 2017
Meet the group at Arrivals Building, Ben Gurion Airport at 1 PM
Wednesday afternoon, May 17 – board thebus at 1:30 PM.
Petach Tikva – Visit ILTV. TV
Netanya ,Binyamina? If time permits. Dinner and overnight in Haifa at the Dan Panorama
Thursday, May 18
Visit RAMBAM hospital and see the underground facilities. Travel on to the Golan –Merom Golan, and Katzrin. Celebrate the return of the Golan to Israel. Dinner in the Golan. Return to Dan Panorama in Haifa.
Friday, May 19
VIP 9 AM visitto Israel’s largest naval base with a brief tour of a combat vessel. After 3 hour visit – lunch and travel east to Nazareth Illit to meet dignitaries. Check into the elegant and scenic Rimon hotel in Tsfat for Shabbat. Sumptuous Shabbat dinner.
Shabbat, May 20–
Services at synagogue of your choice. Shabbat lunch at hotel. Seudah Shleeshit followed by Havdalah. Motzei Shabbat -visit some of the many craft shops
Sunday, May 21–
We have a full day in the Shomron. Our first stop will be one of the very first Shomron communities, Kedumim. We’ll proceed on to Itamar, where we will have a unique lunch, and then on to Yitzhar and Shilo. Check into Dan Panorama hotel in Jerusalem. Free for dinner.
Monday, May 22
E1 tour with Regavim. We travel on to Maale Adumim and a late morning meeting with Mayor Kashriel. Lunch at the Castel Museum in Maaleh Adumim. Return to Jerusalem and tour the Old City with Dan Luria, of Ateret Cohanim. Free for dinner – followed by departure for gala Moskowitz Awards at Sultan’s Pool. DanPanorama overnight.
Tuesday, May 23
Early morning visit to the Temple Mount. Meet with Jerusalem Councilman Aryeh King for a tour of Har HaZeitim and other key places in eastern Jerusalem. Participation in the Sifting program– going through the remains of what the Arabs removed from the Temple Mount and threw into the Kidron Valley. Dinner with the group in Jerusalem restaurant. Dan Panorama.
Wednesday, May 24–
Yom Yerushalayim – 50thAnniversary – Morning meetings with Israelis connected to the 1967 victories. Join in the massive Flag Parades around the Old City. Optional participation in the Ateret Cohanim dinner at Tayelet Hall,Olmaya. - Dan Panorama
Thursday, May 25
Leave Jerusalem, traveling south. Stop at Kever Rachel in Bethlehem. Arrive in Hebron to celebrate Hebron Day in Hebron with original “settlers”. Yehudit Katzover, co-leader of Women in Green and spearhead of the Sovereignty Conferences, was there at the beginning as well as Rabbi Waldman, founder of the Yeshivat Nir in Kiryat Arba. We’ll hear their stories about the efforts to reclaim Hebron after the 1967 victories. We’ll return to Jerusalem for a late gala lunch at a popular restaurant and then attend a gala concert on Har HaZeitim.
Depart Jerusalem at 9 PM for Ben Gurion airport for midnight and post-midnight flights to NY – departing May 26 – arriving 6AM Friday,May 26