Inside Israel and the Palestinian Territories
Vacation with a difference
Modern vacation tastes have long-since evolved from the ‘sun, sea and sangria’ beloved of our forebears.
Niche holidays are all the rage these days and a cursory browse of the web quickly throws up an eclectic mix of possibilities from this Elvis Presley-themed trip to the United States, to a pleasant vacation in Germany looking at tractors and other farm machinery, right through to this combination “boat trip on the Seine/making a quilt” holiday. (And those are all from just one web site).
But even these high-adrenalin holidays pale by comparison to the week-long tour of Israel we spotted on the web being offered by Shurat HaDin Israel Law Centre whose motto is “Bankrupting Terrorism – One Lawsuit at a Time”.
Their “Ultimate Mission to Israel” offers a range of unusual activities sure to put the smile on any vacationers face, to whit:
- Briefings by Mossad officials and commanders of the Shin Bet.
- Inside tour of the Israeli Air Force unit who (sic) carries out targeted killings.
- Live exhibition of penetration raids in Arab territory.
And that holiday must-have that will be sure to provide fond vacation memories for years to come:
- Observe a trial of Hamas terrorists in an IDF military court.
Its not all terrorists and targeted killings though — there’s also a chance for a jeep tour in the Golan Heights, water activities on Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) and a cook-out barbecue.
The tour is due to run from June 8 – June 15 this year so we suggest you hurry while spaces are still available. As we reported three years ago, the tour is a popular event that fully lives up to its cloak-and-dagger billing.
(PHOTOS COURTESY OF SHURAT HADIN WEBSITE)