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Sunday, September 08, 2019

  Arrival into Israel - Registration wrist bands will be placed in packets or distributed at each hotel by Aglow and Gate 1 staff.
6:00-9:00 PM Convocation Registration open outside Scopus Hall for Dan Hotel participants and those not registered in Plans A, B, or C hotels.
Overnight: Jerusalem, Israel
Meals: Dinner

Monday, September 09, 2019

7:00 AM Convocation Registration opens outside Scopus Hall
9:00 AM Opening Session - Jane Hansen Hoyt speaker
  Optional afternoon tours - specifics TBA at later date
7:15 PM Evening Session - Asher Intrater speaker
  Passengers staying Plan B and Plan C hotels will require transportation (included) to the Convocation site.
Overnight: Jerusalem, Israel
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

9:00 AM
Morning Session - Daniel Juster speaker
  Optional Afternoon Tours - specifics TBA at later date
7:15 PM
Evening Session - Asher Intrater speaker
Overnight: Jerusalem, Israel
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

 9:00 AM Morning Session - Daniel and Patty Juster speakers
  Optional Afternoon Tours-specifics TBA at later date
7:15 PM Evening Closing Session - Jane Hansen Hoyt speaker
Overnight: Jerusalem, Israel
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Thursday, September 12, 2019

  • Breakfast at our hotel.
  • This morning we will begin on Mt Scopus with the "Commissioning of WOW - Watchmen on the Wall .
  • After our ceremony we will continue Mt of Olives and down to the Garden of Gethsemane; visiting the Upper Room on Mt Zion and the Garden Tomb.
  • We will visit the Western Wall before returning to our various hotels for dinner and prepare for an early departure north tomorrow morning.
Overnight: Jerusalem, Israel
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Friday, September 13, 2019

  • After breakfast, we travel by private motor coach to the Sea of Galilee.
  • Enroute we will travel to Caesarea, where Gentiles first heard the Good News from Peter and were baptized.
  • We'll see the Roman Amphitheatre, Hippodrome, a film on history, and the remains of this famous port city, and aqueduct. Then we will journey on to Mt. Carmel, where Elijah challenged King Ahab and the prophets of Baal.
  • Drive to Mt Precipice - where it is said that an angry mob tried to push Jesus off the mountain after his teaching in the Synagogue.
  • We now make our way to Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee and check into our hotel.
  • Dinner and overnight.
Overnight: Tiberias, Israel
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Saturday, Sept 14, 2019

  • Early morning wake up call.
  • We will depart our hotel at 8:00 AM and make our way to the first stop of the Magdala, home town of Mary Magdalene.The recent excavation of the First Century Synagogue and well preserved village makes Magdala one of the most interesting Biblical sites in Israel.
  • Time for prayer in Duc In Altumwhich which has been called "the most unique spiritual center in the Holy Land".
  • From here we will make our way to Ginosar to board our wooden boat for time and prayer on the Sea of Galilee.
  • Upon return to Ginosar visit the Ancient Boat Museum.
  • After lunch we will visit Capernaum and view the excavations of the sea-side village and Peter's home.
  • Drive to the Mt. of Beatitude for an awesome view of the Galilee.
  • Our last stop is where we have an opportunity to be baptized at the Jordan River Baptismal site -The Yardenit.
  • Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Overnight: Tiberias, Israel
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Sunday, September 15, 2019

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • As we make our way south along the Mediterranean we will explore the northern coastal sites.
  • We will begin with the gleaming white cliffs of Rosh Hanikra. Descent is by cable car into the underwater grottoes and admire the spectacular nature formations.
  • Continuing along the beautiful shore to the Port of Acre where you will have an opportunity to see the impressive underground Crusader Halls which were built by the Hospitalers Knights. They contain a complex of six halls, a recently excavated large hall, a dining room, a dungeon and remnants of an ancient Gothic church.
  • Walk through the Old City of Acre to see the Oriental Market and the Acre Port. Acre - a city declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
  • As we continue south towards Tel Aviv we will drive through Haifa, the third largest city in Israel and one of its prettiest. It has Israel's largest port, a particularly active beach, and is the home of the World Center of the Bahai Faith. The Bahai's originated in the Bab Sect which separated from Iran's Shi'ite Islam in 1844.
  • Continue to your hotel.
  • After check in those participants not staying in the Dan Panorama Hotel will be transfer to your farewell dinner at the Dan Panorama Hotel.
Overnight: Tel Aviv/Herzilya, Israel
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Monday, September 16, 2019

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • In the morning we will visit the Old Town of Jaffa walking through the narrow passages. Believed to be the oldest port city in the world, this is  where cedars from Lebanon arrived to build Solomon's Temple.
  • Then we will see St. Peter's Church and take a spectacular view of Tel Aviv Shoreline from Jaffa Hilltop. Peter came to Jaffa (Joppa) from Lydda to raise Tabitha (Dorcas) from the dead. While in Jaffa, the apostle stayed at the house of Simon the Tanner. St. Peter's Church marks the traditional site of Peter's vision of the Great Shee.
  • After some time on your own, we will continue to the new Israel Democracy Pavilion. Opened in Celebration of Israel's 70th birthday, the Pavilion shows through Sound & Light Israel's commitment to the democratic and Jewish values inscribed into Israel's Declaration of Independence.
  • Drive to Kobol Shalom to see the Declaration of Independence before returning to your hotel.
  • Dinner and overnight.
  • Those departing tonight will have their transfer details before dinner
Overnight: Tel Aviv/Herzilya, Israel
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Transfers to be given out upon arrival to your final hotel - Check out 11:00 a.m.
  • Anyone staying until late at night can leave their luggage at their hotel.