From the Mediterranean to the Sea of Galilee: women in their private and public lives
Neot Kedumim Biblical Landscape Reserve - take a biblical cooking workshop to learn about ancient herbs, spices, foods and dining customs, and explore romantic imagery in the Vale of the Song of Songs.
Caesarea – the showcase Roman port built by Herod the Great, figuring centrally in both Jewish and Christian history. In addition to touring the theater, amphitheater, Crusader walls and other highlights Caesarea, as the home of the four daughters of Philip (Acts 21:8-9), is an excellent place to explore the role of women in public life in the early church. Visit the Hannah Senesch Museum at adjacent Sdot Yam to hear the moving story of a modern-day heroine.
Tel Jezreel – home of Queen Jezebel (1 Kings 21:1-17), one of the so-called “bad girls of the Bible.” View Shunem, scene of the dramatic story of Elisha and the “well-to-do woman” (2 Kings 4:8-36).