Jewish Jerusalem # 1A


Start the day with a magnificent overview of Jerusalem and the Judea Desert from Mount Scopus, near the Hebrew University Campus. Proceed to the Old City, Enter through Zion Gate, as did the Israeli Paratroopers during the Six Days War. 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 1st Temple period. Visit the Jewish Quarter and the four Sephardic Synagogues from the 16th Century, restored after the 1967 war. Visit Davidson Center and tour the Southern Wall excavations. Visit the Wailing Wall – the Kotel – and join the Bar-Mitzvah ceremonies. Continue to Mea Shearim and learn about the unique lifestyle of the ultra orthodox communities. Drive to Mount Hertzl, the military cemetery and Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust.


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