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Jews and the Bible 10 day itinerary

Jerusalem

Follow the footsteps of the ancestors, walking through history and the Bible to discover the holy land.

 
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day 3

 
Yad Vashem
Shrine of the Book
Ben Yehuda

Start the day with a visit to Yad Vashem the Holocaust memorial, with its astounding new historical museum, Hall of Remembrance, Children's’ Memorial and other moving sites. 

 

At the nearby Israel Museum, among many other fascinating exhibits discover the mysteries of the Dead Sea Scrolls, the oldest copies of the Hebrew Bible, at the Shrine of the Book. The original Aleppo Codex of the Masoretic Text is also on display. You can also see the famous 1:50 Model of ancient Jerusalem in its new home here  

 

Continue to the Bible Lands Museum, next door, with its priceless exhibits of artifacts that bring the biblical cultures of the region alive. 

 

From this area, it is a lovely walk or drive through the capital’s older center-city neighborhoods to downtown Jerusalem’s Ben Yehuda and Nahalat Shiva pedestrian malls or the open-air fruit and vegetable market, Mahane Yehuda.

 

Overnight in Jerusalem



 

Jews and the Bible 10 day itinerary