Thursday, April 30, 4:30-7:30
A Connecticut Yankee in King David’s Court
Americans in Jerusalem
a unique tour with Eitan Morell
Throughout the 19th century and into the 20th many famous Americans such as Ulysses S. Grant, Theodore Roosevelt, Herman Melville and Mark Twain visited Jerusalem.
This tour will introduce you to their fascinating stories that took place here. We will also “meet” the first American Consul in Jerusalem and learn of his conversion to Judaism, be shocked by the American Consul whose murder remains unsolved till today and learn of the connection between Jerusalem and the battle of Bunker Hill.
Our tour will conclude with Americans who played crucial roles in the defense of Jerusalem in 1948.
Hosted by Yael Deutsch and Perel Wachsman
For registration call- 02-5609110