The Jerusalem Experience
Beyond the weapons and radar, the hidden strength of an Israeli soldier is their connection and commitment to their people and to their land. Through educational and inspirational programs in the heart of Jerusalem, The Jerusalem Experience empowers the present day defenders of Israel to reinforce their 3600+ year old bond. Soldiers see, hear and touch Jerusalem’s history through our interactive lectures, tours and videos.
Why The Jerusalem Experience?
At the heart of the Jewish people is Jerusalem, home of the prayers and yearnings of Jews for thousands of years. Surprisingly, close to 30% of Israeli soldiers have not visited the Western Wall or explored the Old City prior to their army service.
Soldiers greatly benefit from a deep sense of connection to Jerusalem. The Jerusalem Experience gives them the opportunity to know her ancient secrets and history, and connect to the most spiritual and inspiring city in the world.
What Is The Jerusalem Experience?
Every week, soldiers journey through thousands of years of Jewish history. Soldiers visit our “Soldier’s Center” every year through tours and an exciting “Treasure Hunt” through the landmarks of the Old City.
What The Soldiers Say?
In a recent survey rated on a scale from 1 - 5, soldiers rated the program:
4.87 for being relevant to their lives
4.89 for strengthening their relationship to the IDF
4.76 for recommending to every soldier