DAY 9: FRI May 31: MOUNTAINS OF JERUSALEM/AIRPORT

Visitation, Holocaust & Emmaus

After breakfast, continue to tour Yad Vasem – the immensely moving memorial to the six million martyrs of the Holocaust.   The drive to Bethany and visit the new Church, built on the site of the house Mary and Martha. Celebrate Mass. Visit the tomb of Lazarus. In the afternoon, visit Ein Karem, the place of the Visitation where Our Lady came to visit her cousin Elizabeth.  View the plaques with the Magnificat in most languages of the World. Visit the parish church of St. John the Baptist, and the Grotto of his birth. Continue to Emmaus where Jesus appeared after Resurrection (Luke 24:30–31) Stop for dinner at a local restaurant before we return to the Tel Aviv airport of check-in and our late evening flight home.


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Tomb of Lazarus