Join the Jewish National Fund
on one of its Taste of Israel
tours, March 11-19 or Oct. 16-25,
arranged through JNF's Travel &
The tour allows participants to
see a side of Israel that goes beyond
the classic tourist experience, giv-
ing a firsthand look at JNF's critical
work to help Israel in its continued
growth and survival. The tour will
explore the flavors of the country
through its foods, wine, art, archae-
ology, heritage, nature, and people.
The tour begins in Jerusalem,
where ancient meets modern and
east meets west. After three days of
exploring the city, hiking its hills
and tasting foods, tourists will
venture north to Beit She'an, one of
the most impressive archaeologi-
cal excavations in the Middle East,
located in a region known for its
rich fertile valleys, majestic moun-
tains and fields covered in spring
Participants will enjoy the hos-
pitality of the Galilee as they learn
about the foods and quality wines
of the region. Participants will meet
with one of Israel's leading choco-
late manufacturers, hear about
the ancient art of making olive oil,
meet with local chefs, feast on fes-
tive dinners and luxuriate in a spa
While in the north, participants
will also visit the mystical city of
Safed, known for its natural beauty,
gifted artists and Kabbalah. They
will meet one of Israel's most
deeply rooted families and visit
their 300 year-old family business
of cheese making.
Before departing the north,
participants will visit the artist
community of Ein Hod and take
part in a workshop with a local
artist. The trip continues along
the Mediterranean coast to Israel's
thriving metropolis of Tel Aviv.
There, participants will learn about
the early pioneers who helped build
the country, enjoy the beautiful
beaches and bargain with the lively
vendors at the colorful shuk, or
For information, call JNF Travel
& Tours, (877) JNF TOUR; e-mail
Hannah Schwartz at hschwartz@
jnf.org; or visit www.jnf. org/travel.
MADE POSSIBLE BY JNF.
This is Israel today. And JNF will make sure it's Israel tomorrow. In the
face of the worst water crisis in Israel's history, over 1.5 million Israelis receive
water from 200 reservoirs, dams and water recycling centers created by JNF.
We're currently building
5 new reservoirs to help Israel avert a water
catastrophe. This is JNF. We've evolved into a worldwide environmental
leader dedicated to the growth, prosperity and security of Israel.
Support us now by visiting www.jnf. org or calling 1.888 JNF. 099 today.
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December 18 • 2008