AACI Chanukah Walking Tours
2015/5576 
 
 
Tours will take place on December 8 through Decenber 13, 2015
All tours last 2.5-3.5 hours.
Participants pay entrance fees, if any. Responsibility for each tour is in the hands of the individual tour guide leading that tour. No reservations are required, but a tour will not take place if there are fewer than 3 participants.

All registration must be done in advance by calling or e-mailing the Tour Guides listed below.
For further information about a particular tour, please call the guide listed in the tour details directly. Tours are subject to change.
Come prepared for all tours with hats, good walking shoes, water, and, most of all, good spirits! Tell your friends about the tours. Hope you can join us!

Happy Touring from AACI & wishing you all a Happy, Fun Chanukah
Click on date below for tours Please note: Remember to call the tour guide for confirmation of the tour. 
 
 
Tuesday, December 8th 10:00
Jewish Animals: A Tour of the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo, with an emphasis on Israeli animals, and the subject of animals in Jewish sources. Participants must pay the admission fee to the zoo. Participants must pay the admission fee to the zoo.
Where to meet: Outside the front gate of the zoo, to the left of the ticket booths.
Guide: Dani Barkai, 050-771-7635, 02-678-2483; email: danitours@dlbarkai.com
Expected duration: Approx. 4.5 hours
Cost:  NIS 55 / AACI members NIS 45
 
Wednesday, December 9th 15:00 -17:30
The Cisterns of Salvation, Montefiore's Testimony, Sherlock Holmes, Davey Crockett and the Sundial Kid
The 19th century saga of neighborhood building that saw Jerusalem expand beyond the walls of the old city is the subject of Moshe Kahan’s insider’s tour of the sights, sounds, smells, taste of the new ghettos of the old yishuv. We’ll visit Even Yisrael, the Hangman’s Shul, the French Connection, the House of the Rising Sun and more, all from an insider’s perspective.
On this lively tour you will be exposed to this pioneering communal enterprise and the tempo and tensions that permeate our Holy City and which resonate even today throughout the State of Israel. Fun and informative for all ages.
Where to meet: The Davidka
Guide:  Moshe Kahan
Registration by phone 0505656613 or e-mail hcsjerusalem@barak.net.il
Cost:  NIS 55 / AACI members NIS 45
 
Thursday, December 10th 10:00
Jerusalem's Old Southern Neighborhoods: Visit the beautiful southern neighborhoods of Jerusalem's New City, and learn about their origins till the present day: the Old Train Station (Mitcham Ha Tachanah), the new/old railway bike-path promenade, the Semadar Theater, the Templar German Colony buildings on Emek Refa'im, the fancy old Arab mansions of Katamon, and the 1948 battle site of the Monastery of San Simeon.
Guide: Dani Barkai, 050-771-7635, 02-678-2483; email: danitours@dlbarkai.com
Expected duration: Approx. 3.5 hours
Cost:  NIS 55 / AACI members NIS 45
 
Sunday, December 13th 13:00
Old Neighborhoods in Jerusalem- Bucharian Quarter, Rav Kook St., Ethiopia St., Zichron Moshe
This circular walk is a cocktail of rabbis, clerics, doctors, politicians, librarians and small communities off the main beaten track of inner-Jerusalem. Almost every building has its sometimes awesome, sometimes scandalous stories to tell. We will sample the best pickings.
Guide: Jacob Solomon, 054-7837998
Where to meet: At the junction of Jaffa Road and Hanevi’im Street – at Bank Hapoalim, by the Klal Building. This is a circular tour.
Cost:  NIS 55 / AACI members NIS 45
 
General information:
Participants pay entrance fees, if any.  Responsibility for each tour is in the hands of the individual tour guide leading that tour.  Reservations are required; tours will not take place if there are fewer than 3 participants.
 
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