AIFL Virtual Tour: This Month @Tel Maresha

Join us for a virtual tour of Tel Maresha, located in the Shephelah region of Israel, within the foothills of the Judaean Mountains, in the ninth of our monthly Virtual Israel Travel series with Reuven Solomon, Master Tour Guide.

Reuven will share photos, maps and stories as he guides us virtually and explores some of the many historical and archeological sites in this region, highlighting a few that have winter holiday significance for Jews and Christians around the world. The site of Tel Maresha is now protected as part of the Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park and recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

Highlights will include:

  • Samson & Delilah, David & Goliath and Return of the Ark of the Covenant
  • Caves, Caves and More Caves (Sidonian Burial, Olive Press, Columbarium and Bell)
  • The Hanukkah Connection
  • The Church of the Seat of Mary (Church of the Karishma)

Streamed live, the program will feature:

Reuven Solomon
Master Tour Guide

Wayne L. Firestone
Executive Director
America-Israel Friendship League

Please share with your friends and family and register on Zoom or watch live on AIFL's Facebook page.


Dec 20,2020

12:00 pm -- 1:00 pm EST

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