OFF THE BEATEN TRACK

StandWithUs Off-the-Beaten-Track tours offer participants a chance to explore the lesser-seen sites and experiences of Israel, while gaining a new perspective on familiar subjects.

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DAY OF DIVERSITY IN THE CARMEL

4-8 hours, up to 45 participants

High above the Mediterranean Sea, the Carmel Mountain Ridge served for years as a haven for those fleeing religious persecution. Today, it is home to many diverse populations, and offers an incredible opportunity to discover the mosaic of cultures that exist within Israeli society. Discover Elijah the Prophet’s role in Christianity, Islam, and Judaism, take in the stunning beauty of the famous Bahai Gardens, meet with a local Ahmadi Muslim, and enjoy Druze hospitality – all in one day.

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THE ROAD BETWEEN WAR AND PEACE

4-8 hours, up to 45 participants

The roads leading to Jerusalem serve as a historic, religious and strategic testimony to the importance of the city to all faiths and sovereigns throughout Israel's history. Tour the Nebi Samuel lookout, discover the story of the Abu-Gosh village, re-live the battle for Jerusalem in 1948 and understand the Corridor’s effect on Jerusalem’s past and future.

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HOP-ON HOP-OFF, JERUSALEM

2-4 hours, up to 45 participants

Get oriented! Learn to navigate the light-rail line through Jerusalem, while discovering the history of Israel and its capital city hidden along the train-tracks. Examine Theodore Herzl’s vision of a Jewish State, make sense of the country’s democratic system, discover the mosaic that comprises Israeli culture, and learn about the country’s many layers of history. A crash-course on Israeli society as you learn to manoeuvre through Jerusalem.