Start your day at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial, with its astounding museum and other moving exhibits, including the Children’s Memorial and the Hall of Remembrance.
Drive through the new city viewing old and new neighborhoods, the Knesset and Supreme Court. In the Rose Garden opposite the Knesset is the Jerusalem Bird Observatory, Israel’s first urban wildlife site (www.jbo.org.il. Tel. 052-386-9488).
At the nearby Israel Museum, among many other fascinating exhibits discover the mysteries of the Dead Sea Scrolls at the Shrine of the Book and see the Second Temple Model of Jerusalem.
Visit the Biblical Zoo to enjoy the fabulous array of animals Israel is helping the worldwide effort in fostering.
Leave time for a late-afternoon visit to Mahaneh Yehuda, the capital’s open-air produce market. Enjoy a break for coffee, hummus and pita, or even a great meal, while you take in the sights, sounds and aromas of Jerusalem.
Overnight in Jerusalem