Temple Israel
Show Me Israel

Led by Rabbi Josh Brown

Jun 5, 2024 - Jun 16, 2024

  • Who’s Going Multi-Generational
  • Trip Type Congregational
  • Duration 12 DAYS
  • Group Size 30+
  • Price From $5,790
Program is tentative and subject to change. Connect with our Customer Care Team by calling: (888) 230-6008 Mon.-Thur. from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET).

YOUR journey

J² crafts journeys of inspiration, education, and Jewish connections to Israel and worldwide. We are guided by a simple but powerful concept: No two trips are the same; each experience should be personal, meaningful, and backed by superb service. Travel is not just about the places you visit, but the connections you make along the way.

  •   Active
  •   Heritage
  •   Family Friendly
  •   Home Hospitality
  •   Nature Walks
  •   Archaeology
  •   Rafting & Kayaking
  •   Jeep Tour

Program Itinerary

Wed. Jun 5, 2024
  • Depart the USA.
Overnight: Flight
Thu. Jun 6, 2024
  • Arrive at Ben-Gurion International Airport.
  • Stop at the Haas Promenade for a traditional “shehechiyanu” blessing of thanksgiving.
  • Check into the hotel.
  • Welcome Dinner at a local restaurant.
Overnight: Jerusalem Meals: Dinner
Fri. Jun 7, 2024
  • Tour Jerusalem’s Old City and the Jewish Quarter.
  • Among the highlights will be:
    • The Cardo, the main street of Roman-controlled Jerusalem and its Byzantine-era columns.
    • King Hezekiah’s “Broad Wall,” built to protect Jerusalem from invasion 2,700 years ago.
    • Hurva Square, the center of modern-day life in the Jewish Quarter.
    • Visit The Jerusalem Archaeological Park. 
  • Visit the Kotel (Western Wall).
  • Explore the Western Wall Tunnel.
  • Visit Machane Yehuda, an open-air market.
  • Return to the hotel.
  • Shabbat Dinner at the hotel.
Overnight: Jerusalem Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Sat. Jun 8, 2024
  • Descend to the Dead Sea Basin.
  • Take the cable car to the top of Masada, where Jewish rebels are believed to have made their final attempt to resist Roman invaders (c 74 CE).
  • Float on the Dead Sea.
  • Hike in Nahal David, part of the Ein Gedi Nature Reserve.
  • Return to Jerusalem.
  • Mark the end of Shabbat with a communal Havdalah ceremony overlooking the Old City.
Overnight: Jerusalem Meals: Breakfast
Sun. Jun 9, 2024
  • Meet with IRAC activist and discus their work.
  • Tour the Yad B’Yad (Hand in Hand) school in Jerusalem, part of a network of bilingual, multicultural educational institutions which aim to show that Jewish and Arab communities can learn and live together.
  • Take part in an interactive archeological dig geared to all ages at the Beit Guvrin Caves.
  • Hike through Nahal Katlav in the Judean Hills.
  • Adults: Night out in Jerusalem.
  • Children: Games and pizza with youth staff.
Overnight: Jerusalem Meals: Breakfast
Mon. Jun 10, 2024
  • Check out of the hotel.
  • Adults: Visit Yad Vashem, the national memorial to the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Your guided tour will include:
    • The Avenue of the Righteous.
    • The Historical Museum.
  • Children under 10:
    • Visit Jerusalem’s Biblical Zoo.
  • Depart Jerusalem and drive to the Upper Galilee.
  • Family water hike in the Majrase Nature Reserve by the Sea of Galilee.
  • Check into the hotel and have Dinner.
Overnight: Upper Galilee Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Tue. Jun 11, 2024
  • Drive to the Upper Galilee.
  • Option 1:
    Enjoy a wine tasting at the boutique Pelter Winery.
  • Option 2:
    Enjoy a chocolate workshop at the De Karina Chocolate Factory on Kibbutz Ein Zivan, where you will take part in a tour and workshop and sample handmade premium chocolate.
  • Raft or kayak down the Jordan River.
  • Check into the hotel.
  • Shavout Dairy Dinner at the hotel.
  • Study session led by Rabbi Brown.
Overnight: Upper Galilee Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Wed. Jun 12, 2024
  • Walk along the Snir (Hatzbani) Stream, one of the tributaries of the Jordan River.
  • Go for a jeep tour of the Golan Heights.
  • Visit Mt. Bental.
  • Return to the hotel for Dinner.
Overnight: Upper Galilee Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Thu. Jun 13, 2024
  • Check out of the hotel.
  • Visit Sindyanna of Galilee - a non-profit organization that is creating economic opportunities for Arab women, one of Israel’s most underemployed sectors - and sample some of their award-winning olive oil.
  • Guided visit to the ancient city of Caesarea.
  • Walk through the 2,000-year-old water tunnel at Park Alona, the water source for ancient Caesarea
  • Enter Tel Aviv, also known as “the city that never sleeps.”
  • Check into the hotel.
Overnight: Tel Aviv Meals: Breakfast
DAY 10
Fri. Jun 14, 2024
  • Stop at the Jaffa Overlook for an introduction to Tel Aviv.
  • Visit Ekron your Partner city.
  • Visit the Ayalon Institute near Rehovot and its secret ammunition factory.
  • Explore Nachalat Binyamin, Tel Aviv’s arts and crafts market before we move on to the Carmel Market.
  • Kabbalat Shabbat services at Soham, an inclusive Reform congregation led by Rabbi Rinat Tzfania.
  • Home hospitality Dinner.
Overnight: Tel Aviv Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
DAY 11
Sat. Jun 15, 2024
  • Visit ANU - Museum of the Jewish People.
  • Walk along Independence Trail in Tel Aviv.
  • Bike along the coast from the Jaffa Port to the Charles Clore Park.
  • Late Check out of the hotel.
  • Festive farewell dinner and Havdalla.
  • A group transfer will bring you to the airport.
Overnight: Flight Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
DAY 12
Sun. Jun 16, 2024
  • Departure flight to the USA, arriving the same day.


Cost p/p in double room
Cost p/p in single room
Child As 3rd (Reduction)
- ($1,400)

Jerusalem: The Inbal

Upper Galilee: Hotel HaGoshrim nature

Tel Aviv: Crowne Plaza Beach

What to expect

  • 9 nights' accommodations. Late check out on the day of departure is included.
  • 10 days of touring with a tour educator (guide) in a luxury, air-conditioned bus.
  • Daily breakfast & 7 dinners.
  • Water on the bus.
  • Porterage at the airport & hotels.
  • All site entrance fees & program fees as per your final program.
  • Credit card fees.
  • Flights to & from Israel.
  • COVID related expenses, including tests.
  • Evening transportation when dinner is not included.
  • Amendments to the program: In the event that any sites, programs or meals etc. are added to the program, an additional fee may be required.
  • Personal extras: Items of personal nature such as laundry, wines, mineral water, beverages, coffee, tea, food other than the table d’hotel menu, passport and visa fees, insurance, and foreign port taxes, unless otherwise specified.
  • US and foreign airport taxes, Q fuel surcharge and border taxes when applicable.
  • Value Added Tax is currently not applicable to tourists visiting Israel. Should the law change, you will be notified accordingly, and VAT will be added to your final invoice.
  • Gratuities: Recommend guidelines for tipping are provided in the terms section.
  • Please review our terms & conditions (T&C’s) or request that we send you our full T&C’s. Until you do that, here is the small print, and other stuff you may want to know:
  • Validity | All prices quoted are based on exchange rates as of the proposal date and are subject to change without notice. Rates are per person and are based on shared twin room occupancy.
  • How to Make a Reservation | The quickest way to make a reservation is to register online or contact us by email. We accept VISA, MasterCard, and American Express credit cards. A non-refundable deposit is required in order to complete the registration process.
  • For any assistance with this registration process or other trip-related queries, please email Customer Care: [email protected].
  • Payments | The balance of your payment is due 90 days before your trip begins, or as specified in your invoice. You will receive an email reminder 2 weeks before this date. Various payment options are available as follows:
  • Credit card | We accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express. Please check with your credit card provider regarding international processing fees. We are unable to process payments of over $1,000 over the phone. Please submit payment online via a credit card or by wiring funds via your bank.
  • Domestic bank wire transfer | Payment should be wired in the same currency that is listed on your invoice. Please add the name of your group or invoice number as a reference and forward a copy of the transfer receipt by email. The bank transfer should clearly state the beneficiary’s name on the wire transfer.
  • Please use the following information: Citizens Bank: 1 Citizens Drive, Riverside, RI 02915 Routing number: 021313103 (Domestic only) ACH: 036076150 SWIFT Code: CTZIUS33 (International only)
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  • J² Adventures reserves the right to automatically cancel your reservation on that date and it may be subject to reconfirmation should the final payment not be received.
  • Cancelation Policy | All cancelations need to be made in writing. The cancelation fee depends on the date when we receive written notification of your request to cancel your booking. Please note that the deposit is non-refundable.
  • Cancelation fees | Cancelations made 90 or more days prior to departure incur the loss of the deposit. Cancelations made 89 to 46 days prior to departure incur the loss of 50% of the full trip cost. Cancelations made 45 days or less prior to the departure incur the loss of 100% of the full trip cost.
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