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Visit the 4 Holy Cities & Experience the Spiritual Energy of Israel
Israel is the energetic epicenter of the world. We invite you to join fellow students from our global community for a powerful connection to the Holy Land to unlock the unique universal force within each of the 4 Holy Cities we'll travel to throughout the tour. You can select to join any, or all, of the available connections & trips below.
All day tours include one sit-down meal (unless noted otherwise), snacks, and bus transportation for a full day of site visits along with a Kabbalah teacher guiding you with consciousness. All agendas are subject to change.
Please note that flights, hotel accommodations, and any other transportation or meals are not included.
North Israel: Connect to Rare Kabbalists
Venture to the North of Israel to the resting places of many notable, yet less known, Kabbalists. Example itinerary below, subject to change. Day trip starts & ends in Tel Aviv, with mid-day lunch at Adir Winery.
- Aba Chalafta and his son: Connected to raising righteous children - Rabbi Yishmael Cohen Gadol: Connected to cleansing & purifying - Ish Gamzu: Connected to seeing the Light in every situation - Rav Yehuda Bar Ilai: Connected to the control of money - Rabbi Tarfon: Connected to building the right pressure - Rabbi Yosi Haglili: Connected to Removing Grudges - Rabbi Yosi Ben Zimra: Connected to the desire to care more about others - Profit Yashyahu: Connected to the Light of Redemption
🏷 Day Tour: $210/person 📍 Tour start & ends in Tel Aviv ⏰ Pick-up time: 9:30am | Drop-off time: 8:30pm
- Rav Meir Baal Hannes: Connect to the reservoir of all miracles - Kineret (bathing suite needed): Connect to the well of Miriam - Rabbi Yochanan ben Zakai: Support of the Light force in the time of despair - Rabbi Yirmia: Connect to the true belief in yourself
🏷 Day Tour: $210/person 📍 Tour start & ends in Tel Aviv ⏰ Pick-up time: 9:30am | Drop-off time: 9pm
The Rav continues to assist us on our spiritual journey. Join us to connect to the Rav's support and energy on the day of his elevation, followed by dinner and an evening of meaningful Tzadikim connections together with Michael & Monica Berg.
- Rav & Karen Berg: Following in our teachers' footsteps - The Ari: Connecting to the lineage - Rav Yonatan ben Uziel: Connecting to the strength of Soulmates & Relationships - 3pm: Kabbalistic Wedding (for those registered with option 2) - 4:30pm: Rav Berg's Hilulah Night Tzadikim Tour with Michael & Monica, planning to include: - Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai: Connection to the full support of The Zohar - Rabbi Akivah: Connecting to the highest soul & the energy of true dedication - Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Vitebsk: The Centre's protector
OPTION 1: 🏷 All-Night Tour: $250/person 📍 Tour start & ends in Tel Aviv ⏰ Pick-up time: 2pm | Drop-off time: 4am Thurs. 9/28
OPTION 2 with Yonatan & Miriam's Wedding: 🏷 Kabbalistic Wedding + All-Night Tour: $275/person 📍 Tour start & ends in Tel Aviv ⏰ Times - Pick-up: 12pm | Wedding: 3pm | Drop-off: 4am Thurs. 9/28
Rav Ashlag, Rav Brandwein, Rachel the Matriarch, Cave of Machpelah, the Kotel & Tunnels
Travel to the South & Jerusalem to continue the connection to our lineage of Kabbalists. This day-tour does not include dinner, but offers ample time to explore and eat at the shuk market.
- Rav Ashlag & Rav Brandwein: Following in our Kabbalah Centre lineage - Cave of Machpelah: The opening to the Garden of Eden & all the Chariots to the three-column system - Rachel the Matriarch: Protection from Jealousy and Evil Eye - Shuk Machane Yehuda: free time & independent dinner - Kotel and the Tunnels: Connect to the Seed of Consciousness & Creation
🏷 Day Tour: $180/person 📍 Tour start & ends in Tel Aviv ⏰ Pick-up time: 12pm | Drop-off time: 11pm
Connect to Sukkot with Michael & Monica Berg in Jaffa for the opportunity to tap into a force of energy that helps us manifest our highest potential, individually and globally.
🍽 Sukkot First Meal: $298/ADULT | $75/CHILD in kids room 🏷 Evening Connection & Kabbalat Shabbat: $26/person 🏷 Sukkot Connection Only 9/29: $72/person 🍽 Sukkot Second Meal: $269/ADULT | $75/CHILD in kids room 🍋🌿 Lulav & Etrog available to order, pick-up at the Hamam: $72 😴 Sleeping in the Sukkah*: $68/night (for men only, includes bedding) 📍 All meals & connections held at the Hamam in Jaffa 🗓 evening Friday, Sept. 29 - evening Saturday, Sept. 30
Join us on a visit to Masada, to collect hope during the most difficult of times, and the Qumran Caves, the source of the oldest biblical scrolls: The Dead Sea scrolls. Lunch to follow, then a visit to the Dead Sea Beach to float at the lowest physical point on the planet.
🏷 Day Tour: $250/person 📍 Tour start & ends in Tel Aviv ⏰ Pick-up time: 9:30am | Drop-off time: 7:30pm
Please note the below addresses, relevant dates and links to Google maps for each key location
The Kabbalah Centre Tel Aviv
📍Lilienblum 13, Tel Aviv 🍷 Shabbat Ha'azinu Connection & Meals 🗓 Sept. 22 - 23 GOOGLE MAPS WEBSITE
Ruth Daniel Residence Hotel
📍Derekh Ben-Zvi 1, Tel Aviv-Yafo ✨ Yom Kippur Connection & Meals 🗓 Sept. 24 - 25 🏨 Tel Aviv Accommodations Option GOOGLE MAPS WEBSITE
Rav and Karen Resting Place
📍Tsahal Street 30, Safed ✨ Rav Berg's Hillulah Connection 🗓 Sept. 27 GOOGLE MAPS
📍Mifrats Shlomo Promenade 10 Tel Aviv 🍋 Sukkot Connection & Meals 🗓 Sept. 29 - 30 GOOGLE MAPS WEBSITE
Setai Hotel Tel Aviv-Yafo
📍22 David Raziel St, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel 🏨 Tel Aviv 5-Star Accommodations Option 🗓 Throughout Energy Tour GOOGLE MAPS
Preferred Rate Hotel Lodging
We've negotiated preferred rates for Kabbalah Centre energy tour attendees at these select hotel locations. Please visit our link below to explore & book at whichever option best suites you.
What should I pack with me?
Israel has a Mediterranean climate with hot summers. It's essential to protect yourself from the sun and stay hydrated. We suggest packing: - Valid passport (be sure it is not within 6 months of expiration, and if you have dual-citizenship please be sure to travel with your Israeli passport) - Sunscreen - Hat - Sunglasses - Comfortable running shoes/sneakers - Reusable water bottle - Swimsuit - Women: light pashmina/wrap (to cover shoulders/head at relevant cultural sites) - Men: Kippah, prayer books, white clothing for holiday connections, Talit & Tefilin (if you utilize these prayer tools)
Where should I stay?
There are many fine hotel establishments in Tel Aviv. The Centre has secured preferred pricing at the four-star Ruth Daniel Residence Hotel or the five-star Setai Hotel, both of which will be available to book in addition to discounted rates at many other accommodation options, through the registration link provided. You are also welcome to find and book accommodations on your own.
How do I decide which days to join?
We've created an energy tour itinerary that is flexible to best suit every schedule. If this is your first Israel trip with The Kabbalah Centre, we suggest discussing with your teacher what might be best for you and your level of study. If you've been on Israel trips with the Centre previously, please join us for any and all of the connections and sites that suit your budget & schedule.
What if I need to modify or cancel my registration?
Registration cancellation available up to 3 days before the event. No refund will be credited thereafter. For cancellation or changes please reach out to the Israel Centre Bookstore at firstname.lastname@example.org with your full name and the changes you would like to make to your registration.
When will Michael & Monica join the tour and/or holidays?
Rav Berg's Day of Elevation on Sept. 27th will be together with Michael & Monica, as will Sukkot in Jaffa Sept. 29 - 30. Please view the daily schedule above, which notes each day's full itinerary.
Are kids allowed? If so, what do I need to keep in mind?
The daily tours are designed for adults. Children are welcome to join at the daily registration rates, at the parents' discretion. Please note, the amount of bus travel time and some of the day tour's hours that last into the late evenings.
This is my first trip to Israel with The Kabbalah Centre. How can I prepare & study ahead of time?
We are so excited to have you join us! We highly recommend speaking with your personal teacher to get their recommendations on specific articles, videos or books that can help to elevate your consciousness and appreciation for the sites you'll visit throughout the tour.
What else do you recommend visiting during personal down-time?
If you plan to have independent down-time while visiting Israel, here are other notable sites to consider visiting:
Tel Aviv: - Old Jaffa - HaBima Theater - Independence hall - Carmel market - Tel Aviv Port & Boardwalk - Gordon Beach
What should I keep in mind when planning my flight?
Upon arriving in Ben Gurion Airport (TLV), the process after landing can vary depending on several factors; de-plaining the aircraft, immigration, baggage claim, security, customs inspection and exiting the Airport. Be aware that this can take an hour and sometimes more.
The travel time from Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) to the city of Tel Aviv depends on the mode of transportation: taxi, train, bus. It can take from 20-60 minutes. You could rent a car, but it is not recommended. Parking in Tel Aviv is limited.
Adjusting to a new time zone after a flight, especially during long-haul travel, can be challenging. Some suggestions include: - Try to adjust your sleep schedule before travel or on the flight - Stay awake and active during the day - Make sure to give yourself time to adjust
I'm planning to attend Shabbat in Israel, what should I keep in mind?
If you are landing on a Friday, it's important to be aware that Friday evenings until sunset on Saturday is Shabbat and during this time, certain limitations and changes to normal activities occur in Israel.
Here are some things to keep in mind: Public Transportation: Buses and trains stop running a few hours before sunset on Friday and resumes after sunset on Saturday. Shops and Businesses: Many shops and businesses close early on Friday and remain closed throughout Saturday. Restaurants and Cafes: Some restaurants and cafes may be closed Hotel Services: Hotels usually continue to operate as usual, but certain amenities or services might be limited.
I'm planning to attend Yom Kippur in Israel, what should I keep in mind?
During Yom Kippur, you will encounter some limitations, from noon the day before Yom Kippur (Sunday, Sept. 24) and during Yom Kippur (Monday, Sept. 25) through sundown. All transportation, businesses and restaurants will be closed. Please be sure you plan to get to your destination and have any food and supplies you may need for this holiday ahead of time, before 12noon Sunday, Sept. 24th.
This is my first trip to Israel. What should I know before arriving?
1. Security Situation: Israel has a complex security situation. The majority of visits to Israel are trouble-free. Israel has implemented extensive security measures to ensure the safety of its residents and visitors. There is a strong presence of security forces in public places, especially in crowded areas. 2. Visa Requirements: Visitors are generally allowed to enter Israel for tourism purposes without a visa and are granted a three-month stay upon arrival. However, it's always a good idea to double-check the visa requirements and any updates before you travel. 3. Transportation: Israel has a well-developed transportation system, including buses, trains, and taxis. Public transportation is widely used, having a GPS or navigation app on your phone can be helpful. 4. Cultural Sensitivities: Israel is a diverse country with a rich cultural heritage. While it is generally tolerant and open-minded, it is important to be respectful of the local customs and traditions, such as dressing modestly when visiting religious sites and being aware of different religious practices. 5. High Holidays, Cultural Impact: The high holidays have a significant impact on daily life in Israel. Many businesses, shops, and restaurants may have limited operating hours or close entirely. Public transportation services may also be affected or have altered schedules. 6. High Holidays, Travel and Accommodation: Due to the significance of the high holidays, it's recommended to plan your travel and accommodation well in advance. Popular tourist destinations, such as Jerusalem, may be particularly crowded during this time. Make reservations for flights, accommodations, and tours early to ensure availability. 7. Language: Hebrew and Arabic are the official languages of Israel, but English is widely spoken, especially in tourist areas. 8. Currency: The official currency of Israel is the New Israeli Shekel (NIS or ILS). Credit cards are widely accepted, but it's a good idea to carry some cash for smaller establishments, markets, or places that may not accept cards. ATMs are readily available throughout the country for cash withdrawals. There are a lot of exchange stores that you can change dollars and euros to NIS .other currencies are available too but less common and will not be accepted . 9. Sun Protection: Israel has a Mediterranean climate with hot summers. It's essential to protect yourself from the sun by wearing sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses, and staying hydrated, especially if you're visiting during the summer months. 10. SIM card: You have several options for obtaining a SIM card to use for local cellular service. A few important details: ⁃ There are several major cellular service providers in Israel (Cellcom, Pelephone, Partner and HOT Mobile) They offer various plans and packages for voice, text, and data services. ⁃ Prepaid SIM cards are widely available in Israel and are a convenient option. You can purchase a SIM card from kiosks, official stores of service providers, or authorized resellers. There are also companies that can ship you a prepaid SIM card to have before you travel ⁃ Unlocking Your Phone before traveling to Israel, ensure that your mobile phone is unlocked or compatible with the local cellular network. 11. Crime: Israel generally has a low crime rate compared to many other countries. However, it is still important to be aware of your surroundings and take basic precautions to ensure your safety. 12. Personal Documents and Travel Insurance: Keep your passport, identification, and other important documents in a secure place, such as a hotel safe. It's also crucial to have travel insurance that covers medical emergencies, trip cancellation, and theft, among other potential incidents. 13. Emergency Services: Be aware of the local emergency contact numbers in Israel, which are 100 for police, 101 for medical emergencies, and 102 for the fire department. Save these numbers in your phone and know how to communicate your location effectively if needed. 14. Weather: The weather in Israel is still warm but can be a bit chilly at night so we recommend to bring light clothes but with a warm layer for the evening or in air conditioning. 15. Recommended Phone Apps: Gettaxi, Google Maps, Moovit, Waze (for drivers). Uber and similar apps are not well developed in Israel. 16. Car Rentals: If you plan to rent a car to drive on your own while in Israel, please be sure to direct your navigation to avoid "restricted territories" to ensure you remain within Israel's safe boarders.
Millions of tourists visit Israel without any incidents. By exercising common sense, staying alert, and following local guidelines, you can have a safe and enjoyable visit to Israel!