Israel-A Spiritual Travel Guide: A Companion for the Modern Jewish Pilgrim
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

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

3.69 of 5 stars 3.69  ·  rating details  ·  16 ratings  ·  4 reviews
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)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Israel-A Spiritual Travel Guide, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Israel-A Spiritual Travel Guide

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-26 of 26)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
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
An excellent way to prep for a great trip to Israel - more than a guide book!
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.

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.
Sean MacKenzie
Sean MacKenzie marked it as to-read
May 18, 2014
John Ranson
John Ranson marked it as to-read
Nov 05, 2013
Steve Lancman
Steve Lancman marked it as to-read
Jul 16, 2013
Rebekah marked it as to-read
Oct 27, 2012
Jeff Levy
Jeff Levy is currently reading it
Feb 24, 2012
Lauren added it
Sep 10, 2008
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
My People's Prayer Book: The Amidah My People's Prayer Book, Vol. 1: TraditionalPrayers, Modern Commentaries--The Sh'ma and Its Blessings The Way Into Jewish Prayer One Hundred Great Jewish Books: Three Millennia of Jewish Conversation My People's Prayer Book: Shabbat at Home

Share This Book