Yad Vashem's 2020 International Mission: From Berlin to Jerusalem, June 29th - July 6th



From Berlin…

Travel with scholar-in-residence, Dr. David Silberklang, Senior Historian at Yad Vashem's International Institute for Holocaust ResearchVisit Brandenburg Gate, Berlin's best-known landmark, it now stands as a symbol of the city's reunificationGo to Wannsee Villa, where German officials gathered on January 1942 to plan the “Final Solution”Tour Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp, one of the largest concentration camps on German soil from 1936 to 1945See the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, located in the heart of BerlinVisit Gleis 17 (Track 17), the main deportation center for Berlin Jews during the HolocaustRoam the area around Hackesche Höfe, which was once the center of Jewish life and culture in BerlinAccompanied by Chief Cantor of the IDF, Shai Abramson


…to Jerusalem

Get a unique, behind-the-scenes tour of Yad Vashem and take part in a fascinating discussion with Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate, Avner Shalev, discussing the current issues facing Holocaust remembranceSpend Shabbat in Jerusalem with services led by the Chairman of the Yad Vashem Council and former Chief Rabbi of Israel, Rabbi Israel Meir LauA guided walking tour will take you to the heart of Jerusalem's Old City and the Jewish Quarter. Visit the Kotel (Western Wall) and experience the special atmosphere of this holy siteLearn about The Six Day War:The Six Days That Changed Jerusalem.Relive the battle at Ammunition Hill with Company Commander Yoram Zamush, who fought thereVisit the Yad Vashem Education Center for Holocaust Remembrance on the Ariel Sharon IDF Training Campus in the Negev DesertStay at the David Citadel Hotel, just minutes from the Old City of Jerusalem, Jaffa Street and the center of town


As part of this VIP experience, Mission Participants will have the opportunity to encounter select dignitaries, leaders, opinion shapers and decision makers in both Berlin and Jerusalem


Cost

$6,975 per person (based on double occupancy)