Trip highlights include an introduction to the Tel Aviv region by experiencing over 5000 years of history at the Jaffa Visitors Center, exploration of the trendy neighborhood of Neve Tzedek, visit to the Ilana Goor Museum where history and design come together, meeting with a world-renowned eighth generation silversmith at the Ben Zion David Yemenite Jewelry Workshop, visit the recently renovated Museum of the Jewish People, Kosher culinary tour in the Carmel Market, enjoy the liveliness of the Nachalat Binyamin Arts and Crafts fair, participate in “The Strangers Among Us” workshop to understand the impact of non-Jewish asylum-seekers and refugees on Israel, tour the The Gachal (overseas recruits) Memorial to discover the part played by Holocaust survivors in the War of Independence, visit the “State of Mind” Innovation Center to learn about advances Israeli Start-Ups are making in science, medicine, security, space and more, guided tour of the newly renovated Templar town of Sarona, now a hip and vibrant fashion and culinary center, discover Ben Gurion’s house and way of life, pay respects at the Rabin Memorial, evening discussion of “Israeli Diaspora Relations – Changing Narratives” by Dr. Rachel Korazim, and enjoy an uplifting theatrical performance featuring handicapped actors at Nalaga’at Theater. (itinerary subject to change)
Cost: 2150 NIS per person in a double room, 3050 NIS in a single room (50 NIS per person additional for non-AACI members).
Price includes: bus transportation and English-speaking professional guide for 4 days, lodging and meals for 3 nights at the Metropolitan Hotel, and all entrance fees to sites. Kashrut observed. Cancellation fees apply 1 month before departure.