Some of my Happy Tourists

Jewish Quarter in Jerusalem

Jewish Quarter in Jerusalem

Finding a quick bite to eat in the Old City's Jewish Quarter is no problem at all.

Ramat Hanadiv

Ramat Hanadiv

The Gardens of Ramat Hanadiv surround the burial place of one of the most important supporters of settlement in the Land of Israel - Baron Edmond de Rothschild

Via Dolorosa

Via Dolorosa

The Via Dolorosa, or the Way of Pain, is the traditional path of Jesus from his conviction to his burial.

Rosh Hanikra

Rosh Hanikra

The grottos on the border with Lebanon are really cool.

Night time in Machneh Yehuda

Night time in Machneh Yehuda

Machneh Yehuda "Shuk", the main food and restaurant market in Jerusalem

Lebanese Border at Rosh Hanikra

Lebanese Border at Rosh Hanikra

This mother and daughter team from the US got as close to the Lebanese border on the Mediterranean as any Israeli can get

Optimized-Tel Gezer - Ed & Elinda

Optimized-Tel Gezer - Ed & Elinda

A day of archaeology - here at Tel Gezer on the Coastal Plain

View from the Jewish Qtr

View from the Jewish Qtr

Touring the Old City of Jerusalem with this wonderful couple from Florida USA

Ashdod Port

Ashdod Port

Here on a cruise, we spent the day visiting the Jewish and Christian sites in Jerusalem

Ein Gedi

Ein Gedi

Hiking up Ein Gedi to the David Waterfall

City of David

City of David

Optimized-Bahai Gardens

Optimized-Bahai Gardens

I Love Jerusalem

I Love Jerusalem

At the connection between the Old City and the New City - regardless where you are - I love guiding in Jerusalem

Tel Jaffa

Tel Jaffa

The tel (archaeological mound) overlooks the the Tel Aviv shoreline

The Golden Menorah

The Golden Menorah

The Menorah is displayed in the center of the Jewish Quarter, outside the Hurva Synagogue

Tel Yaffo

Tel Yaffo

Tel Yaffo is the archaeological hill which overlooks the beautiful Tel Aviv shore line.

Bell Cave at Beit Guvrin

Bell Cave at Beit Guvrin

One of my amazed tourists at the Beit Guvrin National Park

Fun Times

Fun Times

Visitors from Hong Hong

Hiking to the David Waterfall

Hiking to the David Waterfall

Ein Gedi is an oasis in the Judean Desert. There you can take a hike to see the springs and waterfalls and if you're lucky an ibex or two

Pater Nostra Church

Pater Nostra Church

Pater Nostra Church on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem is said to be the site where Jesus taught the "Lord's Prayer"

Roman Cardo Mural

Roman Cardo Mural

Posing in front of the Mural in the Jewish Quarter Roman Cardo.

Al Aqsa Mosque - Temple Mount

Al Aqsa Mosque - Temple Mount

These tourists from Germany had been in Jerusalem previously but never make it to Temple Mount.

With my new Lithuanian Friend

With my new Lithuanian Friend

At Sea Level in the Judean Desert on the way to Masada and the Dead Sea

In the Room of the Last Supper

In the Room of the Last Supper

My tourists from Sweden wanted some warm weather to celebrate their anniversary - so I arranged some on a trip to Jerusalem!

In the Jewish Quarter of JLM

In the Jewish Quarter of JLM

Visiting from London, seeing the Jewish sites in the Old City of Jerusalem. Standing in front of the Golden Menorah in the Rova Courtyard, outside the Hurva Synagogue.

From Montana to Jerusalem

From Montana to Jerusalem

At the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem

Family from London visiting Caesarea

Family from London visiting Caesarea

The last morning of a great three day tour

Together at the Western Wall

Together at the Western Wall

We spent two days together exploring Jerusalem

Alicia & Prescilla

Alicia & Prescilla

The Byzantine Cardo in Jerusalem's Jewish Quarter

Nour & Tammer

Nour & Tammer

Photo taken outside Damascus Gate, Jerusalem

Dead Sea Discoveries

Dead Sea Discoveries

This group of American business people visited Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were written over 2000 years ago

Sara & Eric

Sara & Eric

Wandering around the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem's Old City

Visiting the Galilee

Visiting the Galilee

Great wine tasting and lunch at Adir Winery in the Galilee

Family Visit

Family Visit

American family, in Israel for a family wedding, at the Western Wall in Jerusalem

Bhelly

Bhelly

Dome of the Rock on Temple Mount in Jerusalem

Ruthie and David

Ruthie and David

Having a drink in the Haifa German Colony after a long day of touring the coast

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Nigerian Tourists

Nigerian Tourists

Visting the Greek Orthodox Church in Capernaum

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U of Mich - Jerusalem2

In front of Damascus Gate

In front of Damascus Gate

On the way to the Garden Tomb outside the walls of the Old City, we stopped for a photo op in front of the beautiful 16th century Damascus Gate

On the way to the Dead Sea

On the way to the Dead Sea

Between Tel Aviv and the Dead Sea (the lowest spot on earth) we stopped at the Sea Level Marker

Bar Mitzvah Trip to Israel

Bar Mitzvah Trip to Israel

Three generations came to Israel to celebrate their son's/grandson's Bar Mitzvah

Cheers from Tishbi Winery

Cheers from Tishbi Winery

Tourists at a wine and chocolate tasting session at Tishbi Wineries near Zichron Ya'akov

Tourists from Manchester with me

Tourists from Manchester with me

Tourists from Manchester, England with me at the Western Wall Plaza in Jerusalem's Old City

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Cheryl Herodian 1

At the Tourist Center in Herodian National Park, south of Jerusalem - King Herod's fortress/palace

Visitors from Hong Kong -YES, HONG KONG!

Visitors from Hong Kong -YES, HONG KONG!

On the rooftop of the Holy Sepulcher

Eric Cohen Books - Spanish Visitors

Eric Cohen Books - Spanish Visitors

At the Western Wall

Two Families from Pennsylvania

Two Families from Pennsylvania

At the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City

Visitors from Paris

Visitors from Paris

A great family from Paris visiting the Western Wall

Visitors from Athens

Visitors from Athens

Two couples popped over to Israel from Athens for the weekend and I had the pleasure to show them Jerusalem

Two London Families

Two London Families

I had the pleasure to guide these two really nice families visiting from London around the Old City of Jerusalem

Mixing Business with Pleasure

Mixing Business with Pleasure

This couple from LA was here on business but took a short break to see Masada and have a dip in the Dead Sea

The Boys from Berlin

The Boys from Berlin

These two guys have visited Israel many time but were never in Tzvat or Beit She'an - so that's where we went.

Here from Quebec

Here from Quebec

Here we are at the ancient synagogue in Capernaum, also known as the Town of Jesus

After the Conference

After the Conference

These visitors came to Jerusalem for a medical conference - Then I showed them Israel for the following week

French Canadians and me

French Canadians and me

Here we are at the Garden Tomb, where many Protestants believe Jesus was buried

They come even from Brooklyn

They come even from Brooklyn

And they thought they've seen it all - the Itri Ruins, a 2000 year old Jewish village in the Judean Hills. One of my favorite, off gthe beaten path sites

Three Generations

Three Generations

Do you want to know what Israeli Chutzpah is? Then visit the Ayalon Institute/Bullet Factory where I took this family

California Family at Sea Level

California Family at Sea Level

On the way to a Dead Sea excursion - at Sea Level

Scotish ladies and me at the CHS

Scotish ladies and me at the CHS

Finishing up a tour outside the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Jerusalem

Couldn't be better at the Dead Sea

Couldn't be better at the Dead Sea

getting ready to swim at Neveh Midbar Beach at the Dead Sea

Ella Valley Winery

Ella Valley Winery

Getting ready for a wine tasting extravaganza

On the roof of the Hurva Synagogue

On the roof of the Hurva Synagogue

Best view of Jerusalem from the highest point in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City

Overlooking the Zin Valley

Overlooking the Zin Valley

Near David Ben Gurion's grave at Kibbutz Sde Boker in the Negev. The Views are awesome.

Outside Jaffa Gate

Outside Jaffa Gate

Jaffa Gate - the main entrance to the Old City from Western Jerusalem

Qumran

Qumran

Where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered

Qumran Caves

Qumran Caves

We discovered where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered!

Inside the Cenacle

Inside the Cenacle

Where the Last Supper took place.

Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv

The mural behind us tells the story of the city

Visitors from Canada

Visitors from Canada

Underground in Jerusalem

From Manhattan to Tel Aviv

From Manhattan to Tel Aviv

Sarona Market - Tel Aviv's upscale shopping and dinning place to be.

Visiting Grandparents

Visiting Grandparents

American grandparents and their Israeli family get together at the Ayalon Institute - the mandate period underground bullet factory.

Law Firm Get Together

Law Firm Get Together

They came from around the world and I showed them one of the holiest places on earth!

From Australia to TLV

From Australia to TLV

Starting our Tel Aviv Tour on Rothschild Blvd

From Utah with love

From Utah with love

Touring the sites at the Southern Wall in the Old City.

Two Lovely Ladies from Strasbourg

Two Lovely Ladies from Strasbourg

Smiling in the Roman Cardo, Old City Jerusalem

From London to Zichron

From London to Zichron

Viewing the amazing gardens at Ramat Hanadiv, final resting place of Baron Edmond de Rothschild.

A Day Out with the Boys

A Day Out with the Boys

The entrance gate to the city of Zichron Ya'akov, one of the earliest Jewish settlements founded in the 1800s

Visitors from Connecticut, USA

Visitors from Connecticut, USA

Outside the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Christian Quarter, Jerusalem

Visitors from London

Visitors from London

Standing in front of the caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found at Qumran

Wine and Site Tour

Wine and Site Tour

Del'Avi Tour - Wine & Site Tours. Here's the group we took to Adir Winery and the Bird Sancutary at Hula Valley

Visiting Sisters and Husbands

Visiting Sisters and Husbands

One couple came from LA and the other from London. Standing in front of Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulcher

Happy from Pennsylvania

Happy from Pennsylvania

Touring the Jewish Quarter in the Jerusalem's Old City.

A day up north

A day up north

Visiting the Church of the Beatitudes, where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount

The Dr. from Cleveland

The Dr. from Cleveland

Checking out the excavations at Tzippori National Park

The Helicopter Team

The Helicopter Team

These guys took a day off from the gas rig in the Mediterranean, off of Haifa