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This trip will give you what every
good vacation should; rest from the daily routine and detachment from the daily
grind during which necessity dominates everything you do. We need some rest
from time to time, not only for body relaxation, but also to air out our minds
and shake us out of the complacency that separates us from what we would like
to be, Erleche Yiden, honest and devoted Jews.
Many go to Eretz Yisrael hoping to
imbue themselves with spirituality. Some go visiting the kevurim of our holy
Rabbis and Tzadikim, recollecting their deeds and teachings. They do all of
this in order to break through the mundane; to alter their lives in a positive
and meaningful way.
However, there is another means to
achieve this praiseworthy goal.
One way for our Neshuma to travel upward,
is to reflect upon creation.
Reflection brings us closer to our
Maker and Father. It teaches us humility by showing how small we truly are compared
to the rest of creation - and yet, it proves that we are still very significant
(Chazal teach us that the Torah is
the blueprint for creation. In the links on the left, you can find some of the
quotes from Rabbinic literature, bringing this valuable thought to our
My tour will give you an
opportunity to achieve many goals: rest from all the pressures of life, a
spiritual uplift, a draught of the refreshing mountain air, and walks that are
activities serving not only your eyes, but also your hearts and minds.
All of this in an environment that
is sought out by millions, but accessed only by those who know where to go.