2022 Holy Land Pilgrimage & Study Tour
Tour Leaders – Canon Jason Oden & Rabbi Brad Hirschfield
March 17 – March 26
Scholarships are available for lay leaders, postulants, candidates, and clergy through the Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership’s Stand and See program and the Diocese of Southern Ohio.
Features of the trip:
- Explore the sites of the Holy Land (Jerusalem, West Bank, and Galilee) through a diverse theological and political lens
- Discuss Becoming Beloved Community in the context of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
- Discover the ancient and modern sites, people, stories, and events of the Holy Land through articles, podcasts, and films curated by Canon Jason Oden
- Unique stops on the itinerary curated by Rabbi Brad Hirschfield and local guide Gary Kamen, including Roots, a grassroots movement promoting understanding, nonviolence, and transformation among Israelis and Palestinians
- Worship at St. George’s Cathedral in Jerusalem
- An extended visit with The Rev. Nael Abu Rahmoun, vicar of Christ Church in Nazareth, to learn more about the peace and justice work that he and the congregation are engaged in for the Nazareth community.
- Spiritual Practices and Experiences: Daily prayer, Eucharists, Stations of the Cross, baptismal renewal vows in the Jordan River
$3,690 – Sharing a Room
$4,580 – Private Room
- Roundtrip Airfare between Chicago, IL and TEL AVIV
- 4 nights at the Legacy Hotel or similar on HB
- 4 Nights at Emily on HB
- Daily breakfast & dinners at the hotels
- Sightseeing as per the itinerary
- Entrance fees – to sites as per the itinerary
- Licensed Tour Guide during all tours & transfers
- Headsets for each participant throughout
- Arrival & Departure airport transfers
- Airport meet & assist service
- Transportation in private air-conditioned tourist coaches during tour
- Private boat ride on the Sea of Galilee.
- 7 lunches on touring days on route
- Portage at airport and hotels, service fees and local taxes.
- Free WI-FI in the bus throughout the trip.
- Service charges and local taxes
20 spots available. All are welcome.
For more information and to sign up, contact the Rev. Jason Oden.