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A Culture Clash (Bible Lands Museum-English)
A Culture Clash (Bible Lands Museum-English)

Wed, Dec 21

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Jerusalem

A Culture Clash (Bible Lands Museum-English)

How have Athens and Jerusalem shaped the Western world? Join an exciting tour that gives the story of Chanukah a new spin! Join a spectacular tour in the Bible Lands Museum, Jerusalem

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Time & Location

Dec 21, 2022, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Jerusalem, Shmuel Stephan Weiz St 21, Jerusalem, 9104601, Israel

About the Event

Disclaimer: This tour is independent of the museum, and your payment to the guide has nothing to do with the museum admission. Please do not disturb the museum regarding this ticket. Their admission is required separately.

However:  The Bible Lands Museum grants a discount in your admission when you join my tour, when there are 10 or more participants. Therefore, you should only purchase your ticket once you arrive in the museum, and see how many participants there are.

About the tour:

Chanukah is the first time Jewish survival was threatened by a culture, not a nation or an army. The Hasmonean revolt against the Seleucid Syrian Greeks had its roots in a bitter history of Jew against Jew. 

Hellenistic vs. traditional Judaism were the story of the day, and we can definitely relate to this dilemma today in the Western world.  What can be learned from the cultural clash between Athens and Jerusalem? Surprisingly, it is what the two have in common that makes one a threat to the other.  

This tour explores the common roots of Athens and Jerusalem, and discovers profound similarities and differences between the two cultures. Both use Olive Oil as a symbol of wisdom; both value wisdom and philosophy; both compete for excellence - of different kinds. And therein lies the subtle, but profound difference. 

 This tour is in ENGLISH, and is approximately 2 hours long. We meet in the lobby of the Bible Lands Museum, Jerusalem

Tickets

  • A Culture Clash - Ticket

    This ticket is for "A Culture Clash" in the Bible Lands Museum, Jerusalem. This ticket is ONLY for the tour, and NOT the required museum admission. Please make sure to pay admission to the museum upon arrival. Thank you! :-)

    From ₪55.00 to ₪65.00
    • ₪65.00
      +₪1.63 service fee
    • ₪60.00
      +₪1.50 service fee
    • ₪55.00
      +₪1.38 service fee

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