Holocaust, Remembrance and Continuity
Guided tour of Yad Vashem Israel's national Holocaust memorial and museum, including the Historical Museum and Children’s Memorial. (Children under age 10 are not permitted in Yad Vashem's historical museum).
Alternate program for younger children: Visit Jerusalem's Biblical Zoo, where you'll see animals which lived in Israel during biblical times. (Children must be accompanied by an adult. Zoo visit not included in the tour price).
Lunch on own.
Meaningful visit to Mt Herzl Cemetery to discover chapters in the history of Israel while standing next to the graves of Yitzhak Rabin, Golda Meir, Theodore Herzl and Hannah Senesch.
Time permitting drive by the Knesset and Supreme Court buildings – Pillars of Israel's democratic system.
Visit the raucous outdoor market of Machane Yehuda, and see how Jerusalem locals prepare for Shabbat (time permitting).
Light Shabbat at hotel before leaving for Western Wall.
Welcome Shabbat with thousands of others at the Kotel (Western Wall) to join in the prayers, dancing, and people-watching.
Enjoy home hospitality as a group in the home of a Jerusalem family for a delicious Shabbat dinner accompanied by a program of Sabbath blessings, stories and songs and featuring a variety of Jewish ethnic dishes
Overnight: David Citadel Hotel, Jerusalem