Some places to sing at ... and see!

  • Chapel of the Nativity of Christ in Bethlehem
  • Chapel of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem
  • Mount of Beatitudes — Site of Jesus's Sermon on the Mount
  • Mount of Olives and the Garden of Gethsemane
  • Nazareth — Jesus's boyhood home
  • Sea of Galilee — Area for much of Jesus's ministry
  • Click here for a sample itinerary

In the footsteps of Jesus

Israel … the Holy Land … the Sea of Galilee … Jesus of Nazareth. For Christians, Israel is truly at the heart of their religion. After all, Israel was where the Son of God was born, lived, died, and was resurrected. The New Testament tells Christians so much about this lovely, enchanted land. We who read these stories feel the Israel of old come alive, and this same feeling permeates our entire being when we set foot in Israel and walk where Jesus walked. So much of Israel resonates within the Christian soul, and to have the opportunity to visit Bethlehem, Nazareth, the Sea of Galilee, and Jerusalem deepens the faith of Christians of all denominations. Israel truly is the land where we all come together as one faith.

There is so much to see of Jesus's life:

  • There is Bethlehem, birthplace of Jesus, where you will visit the Chapel of the Nativity of Christ.
  • There is Nazareth, Jesus's childhood home, where you will visit the Basilica of the Annunciation and Mary's Well.
  • There is the Sea of Galilee, where you will visit Capernaum, the center of Jesus's preaching; St. Peter's House; Tabgha, site of the Miracle of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fish; the Mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount, and the serene site on the Jordan, where you can be baptized in the same river in which Jesus himself was baptized.
  • There is Jerusalem. Even though the city where Jesus walked is, in most places, buried well beneath the street level of today's "Old City," we can still easily imagine the scene as it might have looked during Jesus's lifetime: the same cobblestone streets, the same limestone block construction with the same types of thorny shrubs growing out of the walls, the same surrounding hills. And thanks to new archaeological digs, in some places you can actually touch the stones where Jesus stood and taught, stones that lay buried until recently, for some 1,900 years. Here in Jerusalem you will ascend from the Old City to the Mount of Olives and walk through the Garden of Gethsemane. Here you will visit the Praetorium, site of the public trial of Jesus and his condemnation. Here you will walk along the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, the traditional site of the Crucifixion, Burial, and Resurrection of Jesus. Here you will visit the Garden Tomb, representing the true site of Jesus's burial to many Protestants.

Biblical Israel

As well as those areas where Jesus lived, there are many other significant Biblical sites to visit:

  • Jaffa — Where Peter stayed with Simon the Tanner, and the Church of St. Peter, where he raised Tabatha from the dead.
  • Caesarea — The political capital of ancient Judea, the site of Peter's imprisonment, and the home of Pontius Pilate.
  • Masada — King Herod's amazing desert fortress, and site of the epic story in which 960 Jews chose to end their lives in mass suicide rather than submit to the Roman legions.
  • Western (Wailing) Wall — Judaism's most sacred place of worship.
  • City of David — See the excavations now being conducted uncovering the site of the palace of King David.

Sing Israel with SingIsrael

SingIsrael's Christian-oriented tours offer you the opportunity to experience the wonder and beauty of the Holy Land in ways you never imagined. When your choir tours with SingIsrael, not only will your life be changed, your worship experience will be entirely enhanced — for all of you together as a singing unit — and this enhancement will carry over into your hymns and anthems back home, each and every worship service.

SingIsrael takes the greatest pride in understanding your needs and desires as Christian travelers to Israel. We work with you to determine the best itinerary for your choir, and to find you appropriate performance venues, as well as performance partners, to make your tour a life-changing event. When you pick SingIsrael for your Holy Land tour, you've truly picked the "best in the business."

Our goal is to provide your group with the most enjoyable, safe, and spiritually rewarding trip you can possibly imagine. As such, each itinerary is personally crafted for each individual group. We provide hotel accommodations to fit your budget, detailed sightseeing, deluxe air-conditioned motor coaches, breakfasts, dinners (when required), scheduled and confirmed airline flights, and drivers with English-speaking guides to look after your group's every need.

Most importantly, and unlike most companies catering to the Christian traveler, SingIsrael's professional staff is based in Israel. We have contacts and relationships across the country that are second to none. We also have strong connections, and complete trust, in the people with whom you will interact. Unlike other companies, we personally select and take responsibility for every detail of your trip and for every member of the staff at your service. We use only the finest tour companies, and the hotels, guides, and motor coach companies are thorough, competent professionals in every way. They are extremely knowledgeable in the destinations you will be visiting. As for us, this is our "own backyard!" We have the experience and dedication to insure that all your needs and requests are properly taken care of. We know you will be pleased with your tour experience, and assure you of the best possible service each and every time.

Sample Itinerary

Clicking here will take you to a sample itinerary, showing just some of the sites and sounds you will experience in Israel. After reviewing it, we encourage you to visit our Contact page and begin the no-obligation process to discover just how accessible and affordable a visit to the Holy Land truly is. We look forward to bringing your choir, and your other church friends, on the most faith-affirming journey of your life. Thank you for choosing SingIsrael.


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