We headed out with Jeremy Aron, our private tour educator, from Da’at Tours. I highly recommend them both. Driving, we saw Jerusalem, Old City: Church of the Holy Sephulcher , the Al-Aqsa Mosque (only from the outside), the Western wall, and Yad Vashem, holocaust remembrance.
Meal: GF falafel: Jewish quarter Cafe Arova. Amazing day!
Day 2 w/ Jeremy
Jaffa, old City, Cesario and the Ayalon Institute, a clandestine munitions factory.
Meal: Muscat cafe in Udim village ( soup & sleepy salad)
Day 3 w/ Jeremy
Drove to border of Israel and Lebanon. To the most northern point.
Then to Tsfat to meet David Friedman, artist, Kabbalist.
Then we visited a cemetery of important people with important stories.
Meal: gf/vegan in defender square in Tsfat. Corn tortilla quesadilla
Tour w Da’at travel services
My view: the place is wonderful and important. It’s necessary to learn the history, see the sites and eat local foods. I highly recommend a trip to Israel. They are warm, inviting and interesting people living in a lovely land.