Biblical Museum of natural history
Shofar: Not Just a Ram's Horn
Which horns can be made into shofars, and why? What others biological artifacts are relevant to Judaism? This presentation features the world’s largest collection of shofars from different species.
Cost for 1 hour presentation: $250
If you are a smaller group and would like to "share" your session with another group, please let us know and we will try to accommodate.
A Visit to the Zomet Museum in Alon Shvut
How do the metal detectors at the Kotel work on Shabbat? How are hospitals in Israel outfitted to accommodate Shabbat observance?
Zomet has spearheaded the use of technology to enable Israeli society to keep Shabbat at the highest standard. In this virtual visit to the Zomet exhibit, you will learn of their latest inventions and how they they enhance שמירת שבת.
Cost for 45 minute presentation: $250
If you are a smaller group and would like to "share" your session with another group please let us know and we will try to accommodate.
The Mystery of Tekhelet Solved
The Torah mandates that one string of the Tzizit should be dyed with Tekhelet which can procured from a snail known as the chilazon. For hundreds of years the identity of the chilazon was forgotten. Many attempts were made to identify the chilazon, and about 30 years ago the identity of the chilazon was finally unraveled.
In this session you will learn all about the sleuthing for the chilazon, and you will be able to produce the Tekhelet in a hands on workshop.
Session is appropriate for 4th Grade to Adults
Cost of Session: $250 (Includes one Tekhelet set). Each additional Tekhelet set is $15.
In your visit to Shadmot Dvorah you will learn about the art of raising bees and understanding the complex nature of the hive. You will also learn about the moshav Shadmot Devorah which was originally established as a moshav “Chomah and Migdal” and how bees have played an important role in the growth of the moshav.
As the session is live, it is appropriate for Adults on down!
Cost of session: $250
Please note that the session must be done during daylight hours in Israel.