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Ethnic Communities in Israel - a 10 Day Tour

A woman in Yemenite clothes

Experience Israel through its many faces: versatile populations and various ethnic groups await you as you tour the country from North to South​

 
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the Banias River
ruins of a Jewish village in Katsrin
Safed overlooking the Sea of Galilee

Ascend the Golan Heights along the tributaries of the Jordan River (Dan, Hatsbani and Banias) and drive through the Druze village of Mas’adeh  to mingle with Druze visitors at the bustling shrine of Sheikh Yaf'ouri 

 

Continue along Israel’s border with Syria and stop at Mount Bental, one of the volcanic cones that created the Golan Heights, for a panoramic view of Israel, Syria and Lebanon.  

 

Travel to the Talmudic Village of Katsrin in the Central Golan, where excavations have revealed a Jewish village with a large synagogue dating back some 13 centuries. 

 

Proceed to Tzfat (Safed), one of the four holy cities in Israel and the home of Lurian mysticism (a branch of Jewish mysticism conceived by the 16th century Rabbi Isaac Luria). Stroll along the lanes of the Old City and to see some of its many synagogues, its unique artist’s colony and historic cemetery.

 

Overnight in Tiberias

Ethnic Communities in Israel - a 10 Day Tour