I am happy to announce that Trip Advisor have awarded me a Certificate of Excellence for 2017. This wouldn't have been possible without all the kind reviews left by my tourists throughout the last year. Many thanks to you, and looking forward to guiding many more of you in the future!!!
In May, I was one of the guides for National Geographic's Sacred Places trip. Israel was one leg on a round-the-world trip that also took in India, Japan, Burma and Ethiopia. In a packed two days we visited the Old City of Jerusalem, Bethlehem, and Masada. We were joined on the trip by Nat Geo expert Wade Davis. Unfortunately my busy schedule meant I wasn't able to get on the plane and join the group for their travels to the east :)
At the end of May, I had the great pleasure of organizing the Lewin family's Bar Mitzvah celebrations here in Jerusalem. We started the week with a visit to Pantry Packers and a food tour to get the festivities started. Then we had tours of Masada, Ein Gedi, the Dead Sea, the Old City, and the City of David. Finally, the Bar Mitzvah boy read from the Torah at the egalitarian plaza, before a fantastic celebratory lunch at the Teresa restaurant. (For Does he do Bar Mitzvahs Par