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Tel Aviv Conference on Headache and Pain (CoPain)
in conjunction with the 23rd Annual New York Symposium on Headache and Pain
Tel-Aviv, Leonardo City Tower Hotel, Israel, May 4-5, 2011
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For registration to the tours, please complete and mark your Tour No. on the CoPain registration form
Further information regarding departure time and specific meeting point will be sent to you upon completion of the form

TOUR NO. 1: Jerusalem of Gold (Old & New)
Price per person USD 79

Departures: Daily

On this tour you will see the most exciting sights of Jerusalem: the Mount of Olives, the Old City, Jaffa Gate and the Jewish Quarter, the Cardo, the Western Wall, the Via Dolorosa and Yad Vashem.
Drive to the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city.
Enter the Old City through Jaffa Gate and walk through the Armenian and Jewish Quarter to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, the Roman road. See the Jewish Wailing Wall – the Kotel – and continue to the Christian Quarter. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Proceed to the New City; view the Knesset, Israel's parliament and visit Yad Vashem, the Memorial to the Holocaust victims.
On Fridays, Saturdays and Jewish holidays, instead of Yad Vashem the tour will take you to visit the tomb of King David, the room of the Last Supper and the Dormition Abbey.


TOUR NO. 1B: Jewish Heritage Tour of Jerusalem
Price per person 99$     
   
Departures: Monday & Thursday           
                                   
Start the day with a magnificent overview of Jerusalem and the Judea Desert from Mount Scopus, near the Hebrew University Campus. Proceed to the Old City, Enter through Zion Gate, as did the Israeli Paratroopers during the Six Days War.
Visit the tomb of King David on Mt.Zion. Walk along the Cardo, the ancient Roman road.  View the remains of the wall of Jerusalem from the 1st Temple period. Visit the Jewish Quarter and the four Sephardic Synagogues from the 16th Century, restored after the 1967 war.
Visit Davidson Center and tour the southern Kotel excavations.
Visit the Wailing Wall – the Kotel - and join the Bar-Mitzvah ceremonies.
Continue to Mea Shearim and learn about the unique lifestyle of the ultra orthodox communities.
Drive to Mount Hertzl, the military cemetery and Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust.

TOUR NO. 2: Masada and the Dead Sea
Price per person 99$  
  
Departures: Daily                                                           

Today you will learn about Massada and the heroic story of the fighters and you will visit the resort area of the lowest place on earth: the Dead Sea.
Depart via the Judean hills to the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth.  Visit the "Ahava" Dead Sea Cosmetics Factory.  Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Massada.  Ascend by cable car and tour the mountain fortress built by King Herod, where the Zealots of the first century made their last stand against the Romans.  Visit the remains of the walls, palaces, synagogue, water cisterns, mosaic floors, roman baths and other findings.  Descend by cable car. Continue to the Dead Sea:  Enjoy the unique opportunity to swim and float in the Dead Sea, which many believe has therapeutic effects.  On the way back, view Qumran caves, where the Dead Sea scrolls were found. 
Note: From the arrival of the cable car to the archaeological site there are 80 steps to climb.
 
TOUR NO. 3: Biblical Highlights of the North (Nazareth, Tiberias, Lower Galilee & Capernaum)
Price per person 79$

Departures: Monday, Wednesday and Saturday             

Depart via the Coastal Road and the landscape of the Lower Galilee to Nazareth, the town where Jesus spent his childhood.  Visit the Church of Annunciation and the Church of St. Joseph.  Continue, via Kana, to Tiberias, the lovely resort town. Drive along the Lake Kinnereth to visit Capernaum and view the ruins of the ancient synagogue where Jesus taught.  Continue to Tabgha, the site of the Miracle of Fish and Loaves, located at the foot of the Golan Heights.  Continue to Yardenit, the famous baptismal site, where the Jordan River leaves the Sea of Galilee towards the Dead Sea. 
Return to point of departure.

TOUR NO 6: Jerusalem and Bethlehem
Price per person 100$

Departures: Daily

Drive to the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city, view the Garden of Gethsemane.  Enter the Old City and walk through the Armenian and Jewish quarters to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, the Roman road. See the Jewish Wailing Wall, the Kotel, and continue to the Christian quarter. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Continue to Bethlehem for an overview of Shepherd's field.
Drive through Rachel's tomb to visit the Church of Nativity and Manger's Square.
Return to point of departure.
Note: Passports and modest dress required          
 

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