Post 328: Exciting Trips July 18th lead by Shalom Pollack, Kholrabi Salad

EVENT: Tour of Mitzpe Yericho and Ein Gedi Areas 18 July

Once again, Shalom Pollack will be leading a tour. Experience a unique corner of our Land Monday, July 18.

Summary: The Jericho and Dead Sea areas shall take on a new meaning for you as we visit and learn about this beautiful corner of our land, our glorious past and the inspiring, dynamic present.

itinerary: We begin in Mizpe Yericho with it’s awe inspiring
view of the ancient city of Jericho and surroundings. We shall visit the village’s unique shul with it’s
special connection to the ancient (currently off limits) “Shalom Al Yisroel” synagoge in Jericho.

Shalom Al Yisrael Synagogue Mosaic

PikiWiki Israel 15003 Jericho synagogue mosaic.JPG

Dip our feet into the very same Jordan River, where Yehoshua and the twelve tribes crossed into Western Eretz Yisroel on their way to conquer Jericho..

Mev’ot Yericho – A growing young pioneer village, next to Jericho, making the desert green with determined Jewish labor. We will have the honor of
meeting a founding member and plant a tree after visiting their very informative and inspiring “date horticulture center”

View the famous caves in Qumran where the Dead sea scrolls(the most important archaeological discovery of the twentieth century) were discovered.

We shall visit the recently discovered, beautiful mosaic floor of the Ein Gedi synagogue dating from the Second Temple. (The special secret of that community is hinted in the mosaic text..)

We shall visit the very popular “Ahava” cosmetics factory and outlet on kibbutz Mitzpe Shalem and learn about the secrets of the Dead sea’s cosmetic powers.The display rooms and shop are available for shoppers.

Pick up at 9:00 from the Inbal hotel, Jerusalem
Return app 6:00

Suited for all ages.

Pack a picnic lunch

Cost:150 Shekels, includes all entrance fees,
transportation, guiding

Please book early to reserve seats.

0522 352 724,

Kohlrabi and Carrot Slaw

Serves 4-6

1 large kohlrabi, peeled, stems trimmed off, grated
1/4 head purple cabbage, shredded
2 medium carrots, peeled and grated
1/2 red onion, grated
4 tablespoon chopped cilantro
1/4 cup golden raisins (optional)
1/4 cup mayonnaise or omit and ust olive oil (macro biotic)
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar or omit
1 teaspoon salt omit

Combine the kohlrabi, cabbage, carrots, onion, cilantro, and raisins (if using) in a large bowl. In a smaller bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, cider vinegar, sugar, and salt. Pour the dressing over the slaw, and mix until fully coated. Chill for several hours before serving.


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