WASHINGTON – The author of the No. 1 Christian book of 2012 and the producer of the No. 1 faith film of 2012 have teamed up for a super-tour of Israel one year from now.
Jonathan Cahn, the author of the runaway bestseller “The Harbinger,” and WND’s Joseph Farah, producer of the documentary based on that teaching, “The Isaiah 9:10 Judgment,” the No. 1 faith video for the last 33 straight weeks, will lead a pilgrimage of Israel from Nov. 7 through Nov. 17 next year.
Because of the popularity of Cahn’s message and his deep knowledge of the Hebrew roots of the Christian faith, this tour is expected to be a sell-out.
Between the book and the movie, nearly 1 million copies have been sold.
More special guests and surprises will be announced in the coming weeks and months.
Here’s what’s included in this once-in-a-lifetime experience:
Round-trip airfare: JFK or EWR/TLV/JFK or EWR;
Hotel accommodations for every night in Israel including: The Hotel Marina in Tel Aviv, the Leonardo Tiberias Hotel, a night in a Bedouin tent near the Dead Sea, the Leonardo Jerusalem Hotel;
Full Israel breakfast and dinner daily;
Meeting and assistance at the airport in Israel upon arrival and departure; Transfer airport/hotel/airport in Israel;
Touring in a deluxe air-conditioned motor-coach; Licensed English speaking guide;
Entrance fees to sites per itinerary; Porterage & service charges at hotels;
Tree planting; Farewell dinner;
A deposit of $350.00 per person deposit along with a completed reservation form (available here) ensures your space on this tour.
Here is the itinerary for the trip:
Day 1 – Thursday, November 7: Overnight flight from New York to Tel Aviv.
Day 2 – Friday, November 8: Tel Aviv – Jaffa – Netanya: Arrive at Ben Gurion Airport near Tel-Aviv. You will be met and assisted by a Coral Travel & Tours representative inside the terminal. Meet your guide and driver and see the ancient city of Jaffa where the prophet Jonah set sail for Tarshish, where the apostle Peter raised Tabitha, and where Peter’s vision opened up the Gospel to people from all nations. Check into your hotel in Tel Aviv and feel free to worship the God of Israel on the shores of the Promised Land. Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Tel-Aviv.
Day 3 – Saturday, November 9: Caesarea – Megiddo – Mt. Arbel, Sea of Galilee. See the ancient city of Caesarea built by Herod the Great 2,000 years ago. View the ruins of Roman, Byzantine and Crusader times. Explore the Roman theater and the aqueducts. From there you will go to the top of Mt. Carmel where Elijah challenged and defeated the prophets of Baal. Journey on to Armageddon, the place where the Book of Revelation says the final battle will take place before the second coming. Continue on to the land of Galilee. View the beautiful Sea of Galilee and worship on top of Mt. Arbel. Drive to your hotel which is situated on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Tiberias.
Day 4 – Sunday, November 10: Caesarea Philippi, Sea of Galilee, Golan Heights. Worship the Lord overlooking the Sea of Galilee. Travel on the Damascus Road, where Paul encountered the Lord. Journey to Tel Dan, an important biblical city and a breathtaking nature reserve. Continue to Banias, site of the ancient Caesarea Philippi, where the Messiah asked His disciples, “Who do you say I am?” (Matthew 16:13). Enjoy a panoramic view of the Golan Heights from Mt. Bental. On the way view Mt. Hermon. Lunch time we’ll spend around the city of Katzrin. After lunch drive to the shores of the Sea of Galilee. See Gedara where the Messiah delivered the demoniac, and then travel to the northern shore and walk the ancient city of Capernaum, the town where the Messiah ministered and drew His disciples. (Matthew 4:13). Visit the excavation of the House of the Apostle Peter, and the ancient synagogue of Capernaum. In the evening, experience a special candlelight service on the very ground of the ancient synagogue of Korazim where the Messiah actually stood and ministered! Dinner and Overnight: Hotel in Tiberias.
Day 5 – Monday, November 11: Cana, Nazareth, Sea of Galilee: Drive to the city of Cana of Galilee, where the Messiah performed his first miracle (John 2: 1-11) at the wedding, and renew your consecration to your beloved, and couples your vows to each other, in a special ceremony under the olive trees. Continue on to Nazareth, where the Messiah spent his childhood. Pass Mary’s well and visit the Church of the Annunciation. (Luke 1: 26-38). Stand on the Mt. of Precipice where the Messiah would have stood and see the Valley of Jezreel. Stand on the Mt. of Beatitudes where the Messiah gave the Sermon on the Mount. Actually ride a boat recreated from the boats of biblical times and sail on the Sea of Galilee. Continue to Tabgha, the site where the miracle of the loaves and fishes took place (Matthew 14:13-21) and spend time in the Lord’s presence on the shores of Galilee where the Messiah gathered His disciples. Enjoy a St. Peter’s fish dinner. Overnight: Hotel in Tiberias.
Day 6 – Tuesday, November 12: Jordan Valley, the Springs of Gideon, the actual site of the Messiah’s immersion in the Jordan, into the Wilderness, Bedouin tent dinner. Start the day at Yardenit experiencing a special baptism in the waters of the Jordan River. Journey to En Harod and see the actual Springs of Gideon (Judges 7: 1-25). Swim in Gan Hashlosha “Sachne,” in the waters of Gideon! The tour continues along the Jordan Valley, and stops at Kaser El Yehud, the most accurate location to the Messiah’s baptism. Continue on along the shores of the Dead Sea for a once in a lifetime experience. Experience a Bedouin dinner, an evening under the stars and an unforgettable evening in a Bedouin tent in the wilderness of the Bible. Overnight: Bedouin tent.
Day 7 – Wednesday, November 13: Dead Sea, Masada, En Gedi, Jerusalem: Experience a ride on a camel or donkey in the biblical wilderness. Continue by jeep to the mountain fortress of Masada. Ascend by cable car. Explore the ancient excavation of Herod’s Palaces, the bathhouse, the storerooms, the ramp, and the oldest synagogue in the world. Continue to En Gedi, the desert oasis where King David dwelt with God. Continue on to the shore of the lowest place on planet Earth and experience what it is to “float” on the Dead Sea. See the caves of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Ascend the mountains to take in a view of Jerusalem. Behold the Holy City from the ridge of Mt. Scopus. Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Jerusalem.
Day 8 – Thursday, November 14: The Holy City: Jerusalem. The day starts with a drive to Mt. Moriah. Walk up to the Temple site and see the area of the Dome of the Rock and El Aqsa Mosque. Visit the Western Wall, last remnant of the Second Jewish Temple during the time of Jesus. Continue with a visit to the rabbinical tunnel (the tunnel under the wall) and the Davidson Center, the Southern Wall excavations. In the afternoon drive to Bet Shemesh & Zorah in the Soreck Valley. Continue on to the Ella Valley where David fought Goliath. Drive via Emmaus Road and return to Jerusalem. Dinner & overnight: Hotel in Jerusalem.
Day 9 – Friday, November 15: Jerusalem – the Sabbath Eve. The day begins with a drive to the hills of Judea, near the biblical city of Modin, where you will be able to take part in prophecy by planting a tree in the Holy Land at Neot Kedumim. Return to Jerusalem and visit the Old City. See the Southern Wall and the steps to the Temple that the Messiah actually walked. See the Lion’s Gate, through which end-time prophecy was fulfilled and Israel regained Jerusalem. Stand by the actual Pool of Bethesda where the Messiah healed the crippled man. Enter St. Ann’s Church. Stand on the traditional ancient Pavement where the Messiah was taken before Pilate. Walk the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Walk the streets of the Old City, through the ancient colorful bazaar (the Shuk), and the ancient Cardo and witness the ushering in of the Sabbath as the observant of Israel gather around to worship at the Western Wall. Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Jerusalem.
Day 10 – Saturday, November 16: Jerusalem – Departure. Stand on the Mount of Olives where the Messiah ascended and will return. See a breathtaking panoramic view of the Temple Mount and the Old City of Jerusalem. Walk along the Palm Sunday Way and enter the Garden of Gethsemane where the Messiah spent the last night before he was arrested. Visit the famous Church of All Nations. Walk along the “last way” to Mt. Zion. Enter the House of the High Priest Caiaphas where the Messiah was arrested, kept, and put on trial. Worship in the Upper Room and pray in the traditional dwelling where the disciples received the Holy Spirit. End the day with a special service at the Garden Tomb. Farewell Dinner. Late check out from hotel. Transfer to the airport for your flight back home.
Day 11 – Sunday, November 17: Tel Aviv – USA. Overnight flight back to USA. Arrive the same day.