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Jerusalem: Shabbat Walking Tour

Product ID: 57380
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Learn about different aspects of Orthodox Judaism on a 2-hour guided tour of the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem and experience the Shabbat ritual at sites such as the Western Wall, Hurva Synagogue, and more.
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Duration 2 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the Jewish Quarter of the Old City
  • See the Hurva Synagogue
  • Learn about different aspects of Judaism
  • Admire the four Sephardic Synagogues
  • Go to the Western Wall to watch how the Shabbat is celebrated
Full description
Experience the Jewish tradition of Shabbat (Sabbath) on a guided tour of the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem as the sun begins to set over the city walls.

Learn about aspects of Orthodox Judaism at the time that Jews stop working early and head home to celebrate the end of the week. Marvel as the city comes alive with Jews from all streams of Judaism, making their way to sites such as the Western Wall.

Discover how the ritual is celebrated at different venues, such as the Hurva Synagogue, founded in the early 18th century by followers of Judah heHasid. Hear the songs and prayers of Shabbat at the four Sephardic Synagogues complex, built at different periods to accommodate the religious needs of the Sephardic community, each practicing a different rite.
Includes
  • 2-hour guided tour

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide at Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem. They will be wearing a red shirt for ease of contact.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Wear comfortable shoes and appropriate clothes