11.10.2022 | Pilgrimage Festival

16th Tishrei 11.10.2022
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11.10.2022 | Pilgrimage Festival

Pilgrimage Festival for the entire family.
Join us for the Pilgrimage Festival, an event for the entire family.
Between 10:00-16:00 join us for a free event with activities for the entire family.
Arts & crafts, escape room, magnet photography, 360 degree binoculars, springs and more surprises!
In addition, visitors can join us on a march from Gush Etzion to Jerusalem with three track options to choose from:
Mitzpor Haalef to Neve Ori Farm
We’ll begin at Mitzpor Haelef, Neve Daniel. On one side you’ll see the coast and on the other side you’ll find a view of Herodium National Park. Together, we’ll march along “Derech Hahar” , a path used by our forefathers as they marched towards Jerusalem. We’ll pass through and learn about Sde Boaz, from there we’ll continue towards Nahal Heletz and continue downwards to the Neve Ori Farm where you’ll meet the founders and hear about life on the farm.
Distance: 4 km
Level: Easy-medium
March leaves from starting point at 14:00
Time: 3 hours
Cost: 15 nis/participant, includes t-shirt and a ride back to the starting point. Click here to register
Meeting point: Neve Daniel synagogue parking lot.
Waze location: Click here
Required to bring: Hat, water, walking shoes and food for the duration of the march.
After the march, a bus will return all participants to the original starting point in Neve Daniel.

Meitivei Lechet- From Mitzpor Haelef to the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo

We’ll begin at Mitzpor Haelef, Neve Daniel. On one side you’ll see the coast and on the other side you’ll find a view of Herodium National Park. Together, we’ll march along “Derech Hahar” , a path used by our forefathers as they marched towards Jerusalem. We’ll continue towards the Neve Ori Farm where you’ll meet the founders and hear about life on the farm. From there we’ll continue down towards Nahal Heletz and along the way you’ll find ancient ruins, agricultural terraces, burial caves and springs. We’ll march through ancient Beitar and enter Nahal Refaim. Continuing onwards we’ll pass by the train tracks between Jerusalem and Beit Shemesh and continue onwards parallel to Nahal Refaim towards the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo.

Distance: 15 km

March begins at 9:30am

Level: Difficult

Duration: 6 hours

Cost: 20 nis/participant. Every participant will receive a t-shirt. A ride will be provided back to the starting point at the end of the march. Click here to register
Meeting point: Mitzpor Haelef, Neve Daniel.

Waze location: Click here

Required to bring: Hat, water, walking shoes and food for the duration of the march.
After the march, a bus will return all participants to the original starting point in Neve Daniel.

Advanced level- Mitzpor Haelef to the Kotel

An incredible march from Gush Etzion to the Kotel!

We’ll start at Mitzpor Haelef, Neve Daniel, and continue north while enjoying the beautiful views of the Hebron and Jerusalem hills where we’ll march through an ancient road towards Nahal Heletz. On the way we’ll visit the Neve Ori Farm where the founders will share their story with us. From there we’ll march through the nahal through beautiful terraces, ancient burial caves and springs. We’ll enter Nahal Refaim and from there we’ll continue through Jerusalem’s Mesila Park until arriving finally at the Kotel (Wailing Wall).

March begins at 8:30am

Length: 22 km

Level: Extremely difficult

Duration: 8 hours

Price: 20 nis, includes a t-shirt.  Click here to register

Starting point: Mitzpor Haelef, Neve Daniel

Waze location: Click here

Required to bring: Hat, water, walking shoes and food for the duration of the march.
After the march, a bus will return all participants to the original starting point in Neve Daniel.

Tuesday, 11.10.22, first day of Hol Hamoed

Hours: 10:00-16:00

March starting times:

Advanced level- Gush Etzion to the Kotel in Jerusalem- 08:30-19:30

Advanced level- Gush Etzion to the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo- 09:30-17:30

Mitzpor Haelef to Neve Ori Farm- 14:00-17:30

 

Mitzpor Haelef, Neve Daniel

Waze: Click here

Entry to the event is free.

Participation in the march requires registration for a fee of:

Difficult tracks- 20 nis/participant

Medium track- 15 nis/participant

Each participant will receive a t-shirt and a ride back to the original starting point at the end of the march.

Click here to register