SOCIAL PROGRAM AND TOURS


Sunday, May 25, 2008

18:00:  Early registration for foreign guests at Renaissance Hotel Foyer
19:30:  Welcome reception “fork dinner” in Queen of Sheba Hall at Renaissance Hotel


Tuesday, May 27, 2008 

09:00-17:00:  Accompanying person tour of Jerusalem and outskirts by bus.
Leave Renaissance Hotel Lobby at 09:00.
Additional participants may sign up at Conference Hospitality Desk in registration area at a cost of 55 Euro.


Wednesday, May 28, 2008 

19:30:  Gala Banquet and Folklore Evening in the Queen of Sheba Hall, Renaissance Hotel


Thursday and Friday, May 29-30, 2008

07:45:  Tour #1: Galilee and North
Depart Renaissance Hotel Lobby promptly at 07:45
Overnight Kinar Hotel, Sea of Galilee
Return to Jerusalem Renaissance Hotel on Friday by 17:00
Price: €157; single supplement €30
See here for details


Saturday, May 31, 2008

09:00:  Tour #2: Jerusalem Walking Tour
For good walkers, depart Renaissance Hotel at 09:00 and pass government ministries, Hebrew University campus, Israel Museum, Valley of the Cross, Rehavia, Prime Minister’s residence, city center, King David St. and approach Old City David Citadel and Jaffa Gate.
Tour departs from Renaissance Lobby at 09:00
Meet inside Jaffa Gate (Ministry of Tourism office) between 10:00 – 10:15.
Price: €45
See here for details


Sunday, June 1, 2008  

08:00:  Tour #3: Masada, Qumran Dead Sea Scrolls, Ein Gedi Ancient Synagogue & possibly a dip in the Dead Sea
Depart Renaissance Hotel Lobby at 08:00
Price: €95
See here for details


FOR ALL TOURS:
Sunhat, sunscreen, 2 liters water and comfortable walking shoes are a necessity.
Lunches not included.

See conference hospitality/registration desk for further information.