Jewish Heritage Tour of Jerusalem
Tour # 7 Available in English and Spanish Departures (English): Mondays and Thursdays (The tour will not be operated on April 6,9,16,23; September 14, 28; October 5, 2015) Start the day with a magnificent overview of Jerusalem and the Judea desert from mount Scopus, near the Hebrew University campus. Drive to the Old city. Visit the tomb of King David on mount Zion; Walk along the Cardo, the ancient Roman road; view the remains of the wall of Jerusalem from the first temple period. Visit the Jewish quarter, the Wailing Wall, the Kotel, and join the bar-mitzvah ceremonies. Visit Davidson center and tour the southern kotel excavation. Stop to visit the Ammunition hill, a former Jordanian army stronghold, converted into a national memorial site and museum. Drive to mount Hertzel, the military cemetery and Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust. Return to point of departure. * Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting holy sites.