Join Rabbi Michael and Miriam Weygant of Rosh Pinah for 12 days in the Footsteps of Abraham and Yeshua! Visit amazing sites like Masada, Beth El, the Garden Tomb, the City of David, and many more. Departing on February 16, 2020 with prices starting at $3,996* from Oklahoma City, OK.
All prices reflect a 4% cash discount.
- All Inclusive Pricing
- Breakfast and Dinner Daily
- Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
- Entrance and Program Fees
- First Class Hotels
- Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes
- Guided Tours
- Learning Opportunities
- Study Guide
- International Airfare
Day 1 Feb. 16 - Depart USA
Your trip begins as you depart the USA on an overnight flight.
Day 2 Feb. 17 - Arrive Tel Aviv
You will be welcomed to the State of Israel by our airport representative and transferred to your Ashkelon hotel.
Day 3 Feb. 18 - Beer Sheva, Sde Boker, Mitzpeh Ramon
Start today in Beer Sheva, where Abraham lived and dug seven wells (meaning of the name Beer Sheva Gen 26:23). Visit Sde Boker and the historic house museum of the former Prime Minister of Israel, David Ben Gurion. Continue to Mitzpe Ramon, home to the Ramon crater and the largest nature preserve in Israel. Check in to your Dead Sea Hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 4 Feb. 19 - Masada, Ein-Gedi, Qumran
Ascend by cable car to Masada, Herod’s legendary mountaintop fortress which became the last desperate stronghold of the Jewish Zealots against the Romans. Journey to the oasis of Ein Gedi, where David and his men sought refuge from Saul (1 Sam. 23). Continue to Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered in 1947. Check in to your Jerusalem hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 5 Feb. 20 - Alon Moreh, Tel Shiloh and Beth El
Tour Samaria visiting Biblical Alon Moreh and Tel Shiloh. North of Jerusalem visit Beth El, the site of Jacob’s dream with angels ascending and descending from heaven on a ladder (Genesis 28). Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 6 Feb. 21 - Hebron, Gush Etzion visitor center, Haas Sherover Promenade and the Garden Tomb
Visit the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron. Abraham paid 400 shekels to purchase the cave as a place of burial for his wife Sarah (Genesis 23). Visit the Gush Etzion visitor center and then enjoy a panoramic view of Jerusalem at the Haas Sherover Promenade. To the south of Jerusalem from the Promenade you can see the Old City walls and the hill called Mount Moriah where Abraham was commanded by God to offer Isaac as a burnt offering (Gen. 22: 2, 4). Sense the agony of the Messiah’s crucifixion at Gordon’s Calvary (Luke 23) and experience the exhilaration and reality of the resurrection at the Garden Tomb. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 7 Feb. 22 - Free time to enjoy Shabbat
Enjoy the entirety of today for Shabbat in Jerusalem. Some may choose to visit a local Jerusalem congregation for fellowship. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 8 Feb. 23 - Temple Mount (or view), City of David, Jewish Quarter, Temple Institute, Burnt House, Western Wall Tunnels
This morning, view the Temple Mount where the Jewish Temple once stood and the Dome of the Rock now stands. Outside of the city walls, visit the City of David where you see the Gihon Spring, Hezekiah’s Tunnel and the Pool of Siloam. Wander the streets of the Jewish Quarter and explore the Cardo, the ancient marketplace still alive with shops. See replicas of the service instruments for the Temple at the Temple Institute. Visit the Burnt House, the remains of a Jewish family’s home from the time of the Roman destruction of Jerusalem in 70 CE. Visit underground Jerusalem when you walk through the Western Wall Tunnel. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 9 Feb. 24 - Galilee, Qaser El Yehud, Capernaum, Mt. of Beatitudes, Tabgha, Boat ride, Ancient Boat, Magdala
Visit the baptismal site of Qaser el Yehud, where tradition says Yeshua was immersed by John the Baptist. Enjoy beautiful Capernaum, the center of Yeshua’s ministry, and visit the synagogue located on the site where Yeshua taught (Matthew 4:13, 23). On the Mount of Beatitudes, contemplate the “Sermon on the Mount” (Matt. 5-7). Visit the Church of the Fish and the Loaves in Tabgha, the traditional location of the feeding of the 5,000 (Luke 9:10-17). Sail across the Sea of Galilee and experience a special onboard worship service. Visit Kibbutz Nof Ginosar and learn about the “Ancient Boat”, a rare and excellent example of the ancient fishing boat. In Magdala, once home to Mary Magdalene, visit a recently discovered first-century synagogue. Check in to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 10 Feb. 25 - Tel Dan, Caesarea Philippi, Golan Heights
Walk the ancient remains of Tel Dan and see where the altar built by King Jeroboam I once stood (I Kings 12). Visit Caesarea Philippi, where Peter told the Lord, “You are the Messiah!” (Matt. 16). Pass through the Golan Heights and gain a better appreciation of their strategic importance. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 11 Feb. 26 - Megiddo, Caesarea, Tsippori, Jaffa
Visit Sepphoris, the cosmopolitan Roman capital of Galilee until Herod Antipas built Tiberias. It is heralded as the traditional birthplace of Mary. Travel the ancient caravan route to Tel Megiddo, where twenty different cities lie superimposed upon each other and one of the most important archeological sites in Israel. Stop in Caesarea, a center of the early Christians where an angel visited Cornelius, the first Gentile believer (Acts 10), and where Paul was imprisoned for two years before appealing to Caesar. Finish today in the old city of Jaffa where Simon the Tanner lived and Cornelius received the LORD (Acts 9, 10).
Day 12 Feb. 27 - Return Home
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