Eighth Grade Israel Trip


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Eighth Grade Israel Trip

  1. 1. The first day Friday, April 29<br />
  2. 2. The Tayelet<br />Here we will have opening ceremonies and team building activities.<br />
  3. 3. Machane Yehuda<br />Time to go shopping!<br />
  4. 4. The Kotel<br />Here will have an inspiring Kabbalat Shabbat at the Kotel.<br />
  5. 5. The second dayShabbat, April 30<br />
  6. 6. Synagogues<br />(we can choose which one to go to.)<br />
  7. 7. Ben Yehuda Street<br /> Its time to Party!!!!! <br />
  8. 8. The third day May, 1<br />
  9. 9. Yad VashemIn this museum we will remember and learn about fallen Holocaust victims<br />
  10. 10. Mt. Herzl Here we will honor Theodore Herzl and many other important people.<br />
  11. 11. The fourth dayMay, 2<br />
  12. 12. Nahal Zin<br />We will travel to an overlook and look out upon the desert. <br />
  13. 13. David Ben Gurion and his wife's graves<br />Here we will be visiting the grave site of Israel's founding father and his wife. <br />
  14. 14. Yom Hashoah ceremonies <br />We will be <br />remembering <br />Holocaust victims <br />and heroes at this ceremony. <br />
  15. 15. Ein Avdat Camel Ride<br />We will be riding camels through a canyon to reach the Bedouin tents. There we will have a long awaited break and food.<br />
  16. 16. Bedouin Tent <br />Here we will be eating our hearts out whilst dancing to the beat of many drums.<br />Ps. There will also be a camp fire. <br />
  17. 17. The fifth dayMay, 3 <br />
  18. 18. The Roman Ramp to Masada<br />We will be walking up this trail to reach Masada<br />
  19. 19. Role playing through Masada <br />We will be exploring Masada by use of role playing <br />
  20. 20. Dead sea<br />We will then go to the dead sea for a little float.<br />(haha that was a good one)<br />
  21. 21. The sixth dayMay, 4<br />
  22. 22. We will have an archeological dig at the Beit Guvrin caves<br />
  23. 23. We will then travel north to swim at the Sachne<br />
  24. 24. The seventh dayMay, 5<br />
  25. 25. Jilabun<br />We will hike the Jilabun trail to the Talmudic village of Katzrin. <br />
  26. 26. Katzrin<br />Many famous Talmudic scholars lived here during <br />its heyday. <br />
  27. 27. The Jordan River<br />We will enjoy kayaking at the Jordan River.<br />
  28. 28. The Eighth DayMay, 6<br />
  29. 29. THE JEWISH QUARTER <br />In Tzfat<br /><ul><li>Here we will tour the Jewish Quarter.
  30. 30. We will then have a Pizzur Lunch.</li></li></ul><li>TZUK MANARA<br /><ul><li>Here we will visit Tzuk Manara, a cliff among the beautiful mountains in the North.
  31. 31. We will ride on its cable car and have many other fun activities.</li></li></ul><li>The Ninth DayMay, 7<br />Shabbat in the Galil<br />
  32. 32. SHABBAT IN THE GALIL<br /><ul><li>Here we will have Shabbat services followed by lunch and a Shabbat walk.
  33. 33. We will have some activities and down time followed by the Havdallah service.</li></li></ul><li>DISCO BOAT ON THE KINNERET<br />After the Havdallah services, we will ride on a disco boat on the Kinneret!<br />
  34. 34. The Tenth DayMay, 8<br />The First Hebrew City<br />
  35. 35. TEL AVIV<br /><ul><li>On this day, we will travel to Tel Aviv
  36. 36. We will visit Independence Hall and have some free time at the beach
  37. 37. Then we will have another Pizzur Lunch followed by a trip to the overlook of the city.</li></li></ul><li>The Eleventh DayMay, 9<br />
  38. 38. YOM HA’ZIKARON<br /><ul><li>On this day, we will visit the Avnei HaChoshen school for their Yom HaZikaron Ceremony.
  39. 39. We will then have a tour of their school followed by a Pizzur lunch with the students.
  40. 40. Afterwards, we will have dinner in Jerusalem and join the Erev Yom Ha’atzmaut festivities.</li></li></ul><li>The Twelfth DayMay, 10 <br />
  41. 41. YOM HA’AZTMAUT<br /><ul><li>In the morning, we will have “Festive Tephillah”
  42. 42. We will then tour the City of David and the Hizkiyahu Tunnel
  43. 43. After that, we will have numerous afternoon activities in Jerusalem.
  44. 44. In the evening, there will be a light and sound show at Migdal David.</li></li></ul><li>The Thirteenth DayMay, 11 <br />
  45. 45. 3000 Years of History<br /><ul><li>First, we will visit the Yad Lakashish workshops.
  46. 46. We will then have a Kotel Tunnel tour followed by a Pizzur lunch in the Jewish Quarter.
  47. 47. Afterwards, we will go to the Davidson Center for a “Virtual Temple” demonstration followed by the “Roaming the Rova” program.
  48. 48. Concluding the day, we will have a “farewell dinner” at a River Restaurant. </li></li></ul><li>Day 14 - The Last Day May 12<br />
  49. 49. THE KNESSET<br /><ul><li>Here we will tour the Knesset, the Israeli legislative building.
  50. 50. Afterwards, we will visit the “Shrine of the Book” at the Israel Museum followed by a pizzur lunch.</li></li></ul><li>LAST DAY IN ISRAEL<br /><ul><li>Before we depart, we will have some free time at the Malka Mall.
  51. 51. Concluding our trip, we will sum up and evaluate our experiences in Israel.</li></li></ul><li>May 13 – Leaving Israel<br />
  52. 52. DEPARTURE<br />At 12:05 AM, we will leave the airport on flight LY-27<br />“The work is not yours to complete, but neither are you free to desist from it.”<br /> -Rabbi Tarfon<br />