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Nature & Nation: Sefirat HaOmer Tour in the Israel Museum
Nature & Nation: Sefirat HaOmer Tour in the Israel Museum

Tue, May 09


The Israel Museum

Nature & Nation: Sefirat HaOmer Tour in the Israel Museum

The 50 days from Pesach to Shavuot are a celebration, ancient and modern alike. But they are also dreadful times. The uncertainty around the success of the crops in the field was a farmer’s main concern. What is the underlying idea connecting these seemingly unrelated themes?

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Time & Location

May 09, 2023, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

The Israel Museum, Derech Ruppin 11, Jerusalem, Israel

About the Event

This two-hour tour in the Israel Museum explores the holiday-and-festivity-rich time of year - which sees many expressions of redemption and independence - from the Exodus to the battles of Modern Israel: Memorial Day, Independence Day and Yom Yerushalayim, and finally - Bikkurim day. It is the time of the failure of the Bar Kokhba revolt, but also of Rabbi Akiva’s students. The story of this time seems curiously involved with King David as well, as we read the story of Ruth which takes place in the fields of barley, a king who comes from Bethlehem - “House of Bread”, in a story about famine.

Join me in the Israel Museum as we explore these fascinating connections between agriculture, history, national development and the Jewish holidays.

* The ticket does not include museum admission.

* 10% off your entire order for 5 or more tickets in the same order (contact me for the promo code before purchase).

* Meeting place is in the museum main entrance lobby

* No need to print your ticket for this tour - it’s all digital!



  • Ticket to the Journey

    This ticket is for a unique tour of the Israel Museum. There are several ticket options including adults, senior citizens, teenagers and students. Make sure you select the appropriate tickets. Museum admission is NOT included. Please arrive early to make sure you have time to purchase, or purchase online and scan the receipt from your phone to the turnstile. It saves A LOT of time! No need to print this out. We've gone digital.

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