Your Trip To Israel
Before You Leave
All the information you will need to know before you leave for your trip will be in this brochure. This brochure will be your guid. You will learn what you need to bring and what to do when you get there.
What To Bring
- A kippah (skullcap)
- wear clothing that is not too bright or tight-fitting, with sleeves that cover the elbows and skirts that cover the knees
- Women in some communities wear socks, tights or stockings as well, but this is not universal among the Orthodox
- Married Jewish women typically cover their hair as a sign that they are married
- Men in some communities are discouraged from wearing shorts, though the laws that govern covering skin isn't as stringent with men as with women
When You Arive
You will need to to find somewhere to stay first. Isreal has a Parliamentary system goverment. Then you would need to know some Hebrew because that is there language. Also there are some cool places to visit like the worlds largest holocaust memorial and at 1,360 feet below sea level, the Dead Sea is the lowest point on earth.
Every saterday at the synagogue there is a church serve. The synagogue predates the destruction of the Second Temple, but it became central to religious life after the Temple was lost. The synagogue replaces ritual sacrifice with Torah readings, prayer and teaching. On Saturday they have Sabbath prayer services and etiquette for visitors. They only worship one got (God). Everyone's religious goal is to go to heaven when they die.
When you are at church there will be Serbian ceremonies that you won't be fermiliar with:
- During certain prayers, the doors and/or curtain of the Ark may be opened or closed
- Jewish public ritual was the Tabernacle, a large portable tent-like structure carried by the people as they wandered in the desert for forty years, and described in precise detail in the book of Exodus
There are many holidays that you should be aware of. One of the biggest holiday is halakhah. Another very important holiday is Passover were they sell rate the freedom agents Egypt. On these holidays Work is not permitted Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, the first and second days of Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret, Simchat Torah, Shavu'ot, and the first, second, seventh and eighth days of Passover
Wouldn't you like to know how this all started befor you go, well I'll tell you. A man named Abraham was the founder, he started it all. Guess what, the place you are goin is the place it started around 2,500 BC.
Jews only believe in the Old Testament. They are also monotheistic witch means only believe in one God. They are kosher (of food, or premises in which food is sold, cooked, or eaten) satisfying the requirements of Jewish law.