B'nai Vail Congregation
Led by Rabbi Joel Newman
October 19-31, 2022
Day 1 - Wednesday, October 19 - ARRIVAL IN ISRAEL – Arrive safely at Ben Gurion International Airport. Welcome by our representative, assistance with arrival formalities and after claiming luggage transfer to Tel Aviv. Check into the hotel, enjoy dinner on own and hopefully get a good night's sleep. Overnight: Dan Tel Aviv.
DAY 2 – Thursday, October 20 – DISCOVERING the DESERT – Following breakfast and check out depart the city and drive south to Be'er Sheva, an ancient city dating from Biblical times and the capital of Israel's Negev region. Stop at Tel Beer Sheba which offers archaeological remnants of the ancient city and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We'll meet with faculty of Ben Gurion University, one of Israel’s leading research universities and among the world leaders in many fields. Drive to Mitzpe Ramon and check into the hotel. After dinner enjoy stargazing in the desert, the perfect spot to take in the wide expanse of sky above us. Dinner & Overnight: Beresheet Hotel, Negev.