For a Jew, the land of Israel is more than a place. It is a body for the soul of the people. As Yom Kippur is to the Jewish year, so Israel is to the Jewish space, a place to find where you began, where you belong and what you truly are. A Jew does not travel to Israel, but returns there.
Israel to Christians is a land of God and the birth of the Bible. It's a reality of life of Jesus. It has significant places that one should not miss, but plan once in a life time to visit her and revive ones spirit. These places include.
In Bethlehem you will find Rachel's Tomb located on the deserted road side for centuries. Rachel's descendants would come here to pour out their hearts to her for comfort to their children praying for them and eliciting the divine promise to return to their promised land.
The western wall "waiting wall" is located in Jerusalem. When king Solomon built the first holy temple in 826 BCE he wanted it to be the heart of the Jewish nation-a place where people felt inspired to talk to God, a place where no one would feel alone. "Please God" he said during the temples inauguration, "Hear the prayers that are said in this place". Solomon's prayers were answered, and God's presence enlivened the temple.
The Dead Sea is located near the famous biblical cities of Sodom and Gomorrah it's a top destination for those seeking healing and peace of mind. In one terrifying moment an act of God turned an oasis into fertile waste land, unique geological conditions then combined to form the Dead Sea, a sea that is more than eight times as salty as the oceans. According to Chassidic teachings, the healing of the Dead Sea carries a significant of the past 2000 years ago. In the book of Genesis we are told that on the second day of creation God separation between the "Upper waters" and the "Lower waters" so the lower waters form the Dead Sea waters.
The cave of the Patriarchs is found in Hebron and is one of the famous pieces of real estate on earth in the southern Israel. One reason given is that four prestigious couples are buried there these are Adam, Eve, Abraham, Isaac, Sarah, Rebecca, Jacob and Leah. This is a model that we follow to this day when we visit the resting places of holy people to invoke God's mercy in times of trouble.
There are many sites to visit in Israel, but we can tailor make them according to your budget. The tour can be arranged from 5-14days trip. One can start from Egypt till Israel following the footsteps of Israelites from 2000 years back.