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Virtual Tour - A Culture Clash
Virtual Tour - A Culture Clash

Sun, Dec 10


Virtual tour

Virtual Tour - A Culture Clash

Athens and Jerusalem have shaped the Western world. Athens - through Hellenistic Culture and all that comes with it: Philosophy, Science, Teleology, Architecture, Literature, Sports and the Arts. Jerusalem - through the morals and fundamental ideas stemming from the Hebrew Bible - the Tanakh.

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Time & Location

Dec 10, 2023, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Virtual tour

About the Event

Chanukah is about the first time when Jewish survival was threatened by a culture, not a nation. 

How can a culture be threatening? 

Hellenism was threatening more because of its similarities than its differences with Judaism, as surprising as it sounds. Judaism also values beauty, language and philosophy, and these were especially intriguing to Jews. We will explore some of these themes through the exquisite artifacts in the museum as well as ancient texts. Let's engage in the story of Chanukah through a memorable experience!

To join the physical tour in the Israel Museum, check out the public tour calendar at this link

  • To view the free virtual tour from Sunday, September 3, click here.
  • To join my WhatsApp notifications group click here.
  • To subscribe to the Google Calendar with all of the events click here.

This is a virtual tour delivered via Zoom.

To watch it you must have a zoom account, and please make sure you know how to use Zoom's basic features: turn on/off camera and microphone, use the chat, and rename your account so it is not generic e.g. "iPhone5".

This tour is approximately one hour long,  in ENGLISH with Q&A session in the end.

After the tour, you will receive a follow-up email with resources. You may also access the recording for a limited amount of time with a private link for you only.

You may register for the tour and ask for the recording only, and you may sign up for past virtual tours and watch them (for limited time).

To find out about what virtual tours are available, please contact me directly.


  • Virtual Tour Adventure

    This is a ticket to a virtual tour, and the zoom link was sent to you when you registered and as a reminder. This ticket is ONLY for one household / screen / family. It is not for presentation on multiple screens outside of a household, nor for schools and communities.

    +₪1.13 service fee
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