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From Jerusalem: Gaza Border Reality Tour

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What to Expect
Itinerary
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Stop At: Nir Am Secretariat, Nir Am, Israel

Seminar on the Gaza-Israel issue with Israeli guide and video/ phone conference call with a resident from Gaza

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Sderot mayor, Sderot, Israel

Tour the town of Sderot: police station with rockets, yeshiva rooftop viewpoint, ‘rocket safe’ playground, view “Iron Dome” rocket launcher

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: מזכירות נתיב העשרה, Netiv HaAsara, Israel

Visit the village of Netiv Ha’asara, viewing the north Gaza-Israel border barrier, and participate in the Paths to Peace project on the wall

Duration: 1 hour
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Important Information
Departure Point
Abraham Hostel Jerusalem, כיכר הדווידקה, Ha-Nevi'im St 67, Jerusalem, 9470211, Israel
Departure Time
7:00 AM
Duration
12h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Meet a local Israeli resident, as well as a Gaza resident via phone/video
  • Transportation from Jerusalem and back
Exclusions
  • Lunch - (Approx 40 ILS)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Highly Recommended! This tour is a real experience. Extremely well prepared and well-balanced by local resident, knowledgeable guide Eliyahu, also with regard to the safety of all participants, so that background and different points of view become clearer. We visited many
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Excellent. Cannot recommend highly enough. Elk was wonderful, balanced, gave time energy enthusiasm and presented a Jewish / Palestinian peace activist approach. Just do the tour, it will be long so bring your stamina with you. Thanks Eli cheers Rebecca :-)
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Response from Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at From Jerusalem: Gaza Border Reality Tour
Responded 11 Sep. 2019
Hi Rebecca, Thank you for your feedback. I am happy to hear you enjoyed the tour. Best, Brenda
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This is an extraordinary tour not to be missed. I've visited Israel more than 20 times and this tour is a clearly a highlight. It helps dispel so many misconceptions many of us have from the news about Israel, Gaza and the Israel-Palestinean conflict. You get to meet and talk
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Response from Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at From Jerusalem: Gaza Border Reality Tour
Responded 11 Sep. 2019
Hello, Thank you for your generous feedback. It is very rewarding to read that as en experienced traveler in Israel this tour was a highlight. This tour can be very moving indeed. One of the main purposes of this tour is to bring people closer to the complex situation in the region. I will make sure to pass along your comments onto Eliyahu and our team. Best wishes, Brenda
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Unless you're the kind of person who visits Israel just to relax on the beach and go shopping, I 100% recommend this tour. Our tour guide Eliyahu (and guide-in-training Eric) and our driver Maher really turned this day into an unforgettable experience and brought us closer to
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Response from Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at From Jerusalem: Gaza Border Reality Tour
Responded 11 Sep. 2019
Hello, Thank you for sharing in detail your experience while traveling in our Gaza Border tour. Eliyahu is not only an experienced and knowledgeable tour guide but also a person who will always try his best to enrich the experience in every possible way. It is very pleasant to hear that you enjoyed the tour and especially that you felt safe at all times. It is very important for us that our costumers feel this way when travelling in an area in such a delicate situation. I would also like to thank you for taking the time to mention our team who took part in making a memorable experience for you. Hopefully you will join us again in the near future. Kind regards, Brenda
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Eliyahu is a wealth of information. He incorporates history, current political info, and personal narratives into the tour. He took us to places where no other tourists go, so we could learn about the Gaza Strip as up close as possible. After two tours with him, I feel I am at
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Response from Luke Scully - A, Guest Relations Manager at From Jerusalem: Gaza Border Reality Tour
Responded 5 Sep. 2019
Hi Tess, Thank you for taking the time to write to us. We've been working with Eliyahu for a while now. We definitely agree with you, he is professional and very knowledgeable. I'm glad to hear this tour helped you getting a grasp regarding the complex political situation in the region. Hopefully you will join us again. Kind regards, Brenda
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  • Duration: 12h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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