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Chanukah Family Tour in the Bible Lands Museum (English)
Chanukah Family Tour in the Bible Lands Museum (English)

Mon, Dec 26



Chanukah Family Tour in the 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 family tour in the Bible Lands Museum, Jerusalem

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Time & Location

Dec 26, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM

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

About the Event

Disclaimer & Request: This tour is registered with the Bible Lands Museum under my name. The museum grants a discount to all members on my tour, and as the group leader I am required to pay the admission up front. Therefore, the admission is included in the tickets. Please wait for me to greet you. Thank you.

About the tour:

This family tour is for kids ages 6-12 and adults. It is adapted for children, and the paragraph below will give you a broader perspective on the subjects we will touch upon. The information will be age-appropriate.

This tour is in ENGLISH, and is approximately 1:15 hrs long. We meet in the lobby of the Bible Lands Museum, Jerusalem

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.


  • Chanukah Family Tour

    This ticket is for the Chanukah Family tour in the Bible Lands Museum, Jerusalem. Discounted admission to the museum is INCLUDED in this ticket. Please wait for me to greet you and do not attempt to pick up the tickets on your own. Thank you :) Israeli Senior Citizens, Students - please have your valid ID available and ready to receive the discount.

    From ₪60.00 to ₪70.00
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    • ₪70.00
      +₪1.75 service fee
    • ₪60.00
      +₪1.50 service fee
    • ₪70.00
      +₪1.75 service fee



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