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Discover the Holy Land

The Bible and the Land

May 2024

Overview

The Bible and the Land
Walking the Bible. Reading the Holy Land.

The program combines lectures by a Bible expert with field trips throughout the Holy Land to put the events of the Bible into historical and geographical context.

Embark on a remarkable journey that combines Bible study with captivating field trips across the Holy Land.

Gain a deeper understanding ofthe Bible within its historical and cultural context.

As you study, venture to iconic locations such as Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Nazareth, Masada, Hebron, the Dead Sea, Qumran, Megiddo, Akko, Caesarea, the Judean Desert, Jericho, etc.

The program strikes a perfect balance between academic study and authentic experiences at themost significant biblical sites. Each day presents an opportunity to nourish your mind, and forge lasting memories.

In collaboration with Terra Dei Tours

Enrollment

Open

Program Dates

May 19 – Jun 4, 2024

Program Length

16 Days

Location

Jerusalem

The Instructors

Prof. Christophe Rico

Prof. Christophe Rico holds a PhD in Greek linguistics and is a professor of Greek Philology at the Ecole Biblique et Archéologique Française de Jérusalem. Since 2011, he is the dean of the Polis Institute.

Henri Gourinard

Henri Gourinard is a historian, MA in History from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and a licensed tour guide in Israel. In addition to his tour guiding, he teaches several subjects about the History of the Near East at the Polis Institute.

Courses

THE BIBLE AND THE LAND

More Information

Polis & Terra Dei: The Bible and the Land (Program)

Day 0 (19/05/2024): Arrival –

  Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6- WE1 Day 7- WE1
 

Morning

 

 

City of David [INP]

Western Wall

Emmaus Trail + SVC [Fees]

 

“The mystery of the Emmanuel” “Numbers symbolism” Ein Kerem

Israel Museum [Fees]

Tel Beer Sheva [INP]

 

 

Lunch: Sde Boker

 

 

Ein Avdat Hike

[INP]

 

Avdat

Masada [INP]

 

 

Ein Gedi [INP]

 

 

Dead Sea

 

 

Qumran [INP]

Lunch At Polis At Polis At Polis At Polis At Polis
 

Afternoon

 

“Tradition, versions”

 

“Relation Old Testament-New Testament, symbols, four senses of Scripture” Hebron

Nativity

 

Plan B:

Herodian [INP]

Nativity

FREE AFTERNOON

[Recommended to visit the Holy Sepulcher]

“Tree of life 1”

 

 

 

  Day 8 Day 9 Day 10 Day 11 Day 12 Day  13 – WE2 Day 14 – WE2 Day 15
 

Morning

 

“Tree of life 2”

 

Temple Mount

Mount of Olives [Fees mosque + Pater Noster]

Akko [Fees]

 

 

Caesarea [INP]

 

“Cain and Abel” FREE MORNING

 

[Check out from hotel in Jerusalem]

Megiddo

 

Tabor [No shuttle]

 

Nazareth

 

Packed lunch

Night in Nazareth

Sea of Galilee – Kursi [INP]

 

 

Lunch: restaurant

 

 

[Check-in hotel Jerusalem]

Night in J’lm

“The Names of Jerusalem”
Lunch At Polis At Polis At Polis At Polis At Polis
 

Afternoon

Judean Desert Monasteries + Jericho – Hisham’s palace [INP] + Bapt. Site “Song of songs”  Holy Sepulchre

+ Christian Q.

“Logos, Glance of Jesus in the New Testament” Tower David [Fees]

Armenian Q.

Mt. Zion

Day 16 (04/06/2024): Transfer to Airport

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Price range of the program is 3011 to 3273 USD according to the group size.
The price does not include the flight nor dinners

Download the program brochure by clicking here

For more information, please contact [email protected]

 

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THE BIBLE AND THE LAND