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11th Conference Tour:

The Dead Sea, Masada and kibbutz Ein Gedi.

The tour will take place on Friday, December 11th, between 08:00-17:00.

Meeting place: We will meet at 07:50 in front of the Aroma Coffee Shop near the Mt. Scopus campus main gate.

The plan: We will begin our tour with a unique panoramic view of Jerusalem from the Mt. of Olives. From there we will continue to the Dead Sea, and visit the site of the Kumran cave, where we will learn about the life of the Judea Desert Cult members, associated with the Dead Sea scrolls that were discovered in caves in the region. Our next stop will be Massada- a world heritage site and one of the most famous and impressive historical sites in the world. We will go up in the cable car, and descend the mountain by foot, facing the beautiful view of the Edom and Moav mountains in front of us. We will then continue to the beach of Kibbutz Ein Gedi, where will conclude out stay at the Dead Sea with a visit to the lowest place in the world, located near Ein Gedi. From there we will return to Jerusalem.

The tour will be guided in English by experienced guide.

Please Bring with you: a hat, comfortable shoes, towel, sun-tan lotion, a bathing suit and tow liters of water. Participants should plan to bring their own food for the day. There will also be a chance to get some food during one of the breaks.

Fees: Participants will only have to pay the entrance fees to Massada and Kumran, totaling 67 NIS with a student I.D. (about 13 €).

In order to confirm your participation, please send an email to Mr. Shaked Bareket, shaked.bareket@mail.huji.ac.il. Do not hesitate to contact Shaked with any question regarding the tour. He may be reached via email or in 0548175858. Limited seats are available, so please confirm soon.



Our Past Tours

10th Conference Tour

The Dead Sea, Masada and kibbutz Ein Gedi.

9th Conference Tour (Canceled)

The Dead Sea, Masada and kibbutz Ein Gedi.

8th Conference Tour

Optional Tours Program: The Dead Sea and Massada, English,Hebrew.

7th Conference Tour

The Israeli Museum, the Dead Sea and Masada.

6th Conference Tour

Optional Tours Program: The Israeli Museum, the Dead Sea and Masada.

Tours Coordinator

The tours have been coordinated by Shaked Bareket, PHD candidate in Political Science, the Hebrew University

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