Israel-A Spiritual Travel Guide: A Companion for the Modern Jewish Pilgrim
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Israel-A Spiritual Travel Guide: A Companion for the Modern Jewish Pilgrim

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Helps today's pilgrim tap into the deep spiritual meaning of the ancient -- and modern -- sites of the Holy Land. Covers twenty-five major tourist destinations, arranged by geographic region.
Paperback, 208 pages
Published May 1st 1998 by Jewish Lights Publishing (first published 1998)
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Rebecca
A nice balance for the very secular trip I took. As the author writes, your tour guides will cover way more history than you ever wanted, and this book will help you think about the holiness of the land.

I didn't at all use this book as instructed, there was just no way I could have dragged the book out to read from on site even if I'd wanted to, but I'm glad I brought it along. Even with our ridiculous schedule it was easy to find a few minutes for the 1-2 page readings about each place. I was...more
Jonathan
An excellent way to prep for a great trip to Israel - more than a guide book!
David
This book is not a guide to Israel--it is a spiritual companion for someone who is touring the country, as a pilgrim. Various locations in Israel are briefly described, followed by some ancient and/or modern spiritual texts. My favorite text was the modern poem "Tourists" by Yehuda Amichai. Touring the country is always fascinating--this book can give your experience a much deeper meaning.

Diana
This book is coming along with me on my trip to Israel. I have found it very helpful to focus my thoughts about the experience I will be having.
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