IsraelTrip 2006



Day 1 Old Tel Aviv and Yafo

Day 2 Caesaria, Haifa and Acco

Day 3 Kineret Dan Golan Sfat

Day 4 Mt Gilboa Beit Alpha and Jerusalem

Day 5 Jerusalem and Old City

Day 6 Hartman Institute Yad Vashem Mt Herzl

Day 7 Qumran Ein Gedi Dead Sea

Day 8 Masada Wilderness Tabernacle

Day 9 Davidson Center Burnt House and Eclipse

Day 10 Supreme court, Ben Yahuda, Mini Israel


Chaim's notes

Monday, Qumran Ein Gedi Dead Sea

DOWN to the Jordan and to the Dead sea

Back down the Jerusalem Jericho Road, Beduin Shacks

Judean Hills

Farms near Jericho

Lecture about the YACHAD (essenes)


water chanels

Its Hotter than Jerusalem

View towards the Dead Sea

Ritual bath

Water Channels

Water Storage

Not that hot (yet)

Cave of the books

Kibbutz by the dead sea

Happy Couple

Happy Camel

Looking over Dead Sea

En Gedi Nature Reserve

Yes there is something Biblical about this spot
This is the place where David hid from Saul. King Saul along with an army of 3,000 men gave chase to David, who was hiding in the caves of Ein Gedi.

The caves of Ein Gedi



Ibex with Kids

Ibex with Kids under foot

Little Ibex


It's hard to believe that the Hyrax's closest relative is the Elephant, but then again look at those tusks.

Girls in the Brook

Big Girls not in the Brook

Girls in the Brook

On the Trail

That Happy Couple

Look how far we've climbed

Baby Hyraxes in the thicket

Baby Hyrax

Baby Hyrax in the thicket

Up to the top

This is as far as we go

Armed Escort Service

The Happy Girls are at the Dead sea

Watch the cliff!

Floating, not Swimming!

Only Backstroke!

Test the Water

and the pool

Swimming lesson in dutch (people in dutch go swimming?)

The spa pool

View of the southern Dead Sea with dikes

Tuesday, Masada, Wilderness Tabernacle and back to Jerusalem

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