Jerusalem is the capital city of Israel, thriving and multi-cultural. Explore the modern history that has shaped the state to be the county that is today.
Explore the modern history of Jerusalem, the capital city of Israel.
The Knesset, Israel's parliament, was named after “Haknesset Hagedolah,” the Great Assembly of the Second Temple period, and today stands as a symbol of both Jewish sovereignty and dedication to democracy. In lively, often heated, debates, its 120 elected members reflect the divergence of Israeli public opinion, legislate and oversee the workings of the government. See the Knesset from outside.
Israel's legal system is a combination of Jewish, Turkish, and British law adapted and molded to suit modern Israeli realities. Built by the Rothschild Foundation, the Supreme Court building with its striking design is a fitting home for the judicial branch of government which oversees Israel's democracy. See the building from the outside.
Visit Yad Vashem, Israel’s national Holocaust museum, presents a profoundly Jewish memorial of the Shoah. From its dramatic structure to its powerful exhibits, such as the labyrinthine Valley of the Communities and the underground Children’s Memorial, Yad Vashem is an unforgettable place of tribute and remembrance.
Gaze at the luminous colors and rich Jewish symbolism of the exquisite Chagall stained-glass windows in the synagogue of the Hadassah Medical Center in Ein Kerem. The windows illustrate Jacob's blessings to his sons, the patriarchs of the 12 tribes
Tucked into the hills of Jerusalem is the biblical Ein Karem, mentioned in the Old Testament and whose name means "the spring in the vineyard." Step into another world while you visit this quaint neighborhood.
Machane Yehuda Tasting Tour: Enjoy the hustle and bustle with all the rich fragrances, colors and sounds this iconic Jerusalem market offers. Let the tastings begin!
Optional and time permitting: Go to Mt. Mount (Har) Herzl, the burial place of Israel's founders, the country's leaders, and military cemetery. Pay tribute to those whose vision helped build Israel and those who gave their lives to keep it safe.
Attractions on the tour: (please choose four locations from this list)
Duration of the trip – 7 hours
Price: starting from $1,200
Tour begins and ends at the Ashdod port
Additional travelers: additional cost
Tours available Sunday-Thursday