Virtual Hanukkah tour - In the footsteps of the Maccabees

by Itamar Ben-David
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  • Location
    Jerusalem, Israel
  • Duration
    1h 30m
  • Group Size
    Up to 100+ guests
  • Language(s)
    • English,
    • العربية (Arabic),
    • עברית (Hebrew)
  • $


On this tour, we will learn and explore the story of the Maccabees. Who are they? Where are they from? Why were they fighting the Greeks and Where and what happened with their dynasty ultimately? What a dramatic moment in history!

We will visit different sites virtually, see the landscape and the archeological evidence that were found over the years. We will visit Modi'in, Maresha, Mitzpah (Known as the Tomb of Prophet Samuel), the City of David in Jerusalem, and much more! We will unfold the story of the Maccabees in a fascinating way that will give us a new perspective and understanding of Hanukkah. 

Meet Your Guide

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Itamar Ben-David
Itamar Ben-David

Itamar Ben-David has 15 years of experience as a tour guide in Israel, especially in Jerusalem where he lives. He has guided thousands of happy tourists from all over the world, and during Covid, he founded the Israeli Virtual Tourism Association. Itamar has deep knowledge of the three Abrahamic faiths, History, and Archaeology. He is Jewish of Yemenite and Moroccan heritage, and if you're nice he will even sing to you!

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