Ein Gedi Kibbutz Hotel
(Situated near the shores of the Dead Sea)
Forming part of the Great African Rift Valley between the Judean hills and the Moab Mountains, at 400 meters below sea level, the Dead Sea is the lowest point on earth. This desert area is well known for its therapeutic qualities and enjoys sunny weather throughout the year. There are many sites of historical and natural interest in the area such as the ancient Fortress of Massada and the Qumran National Park, where the famous Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. This stunning and peaceful desert oasis provides a perfect location for our Seminar.
The travel time to the venue from Jerusalem is approximately 80 minutes, and between 2-2½ hours from Ben Gurion Airport.
The Meeting will be conducted in English.
LETTER OF INVITATION
Upon request, the Secretariat will send a personal letter of invitation to participate in the Seminar. It should be understood that such an invitation is only meant to assist participants raise travel funds or obtain a visa and does not represent a commitment on the part of the Organizing Committee.
PASSPORTS AND VISAS
Prior to booking your flight ticket, please ensure that your passport is valid until
April 1, 2018. Participants from some countries require a visa to enter Israel. We suggest that you check this with your travel agent or on the website of the
The weather in Ein Gedi in September is hot with highs of 36°C during the day and lows of 20°C in the evening. We recommend light clothing for the day and warmer clothing for the cooler evenings
Whether you will be visiting Massada or hiking – walking shoes are recommended.
No matter what the weather is like, one MUST take a dip in the Dead Sea! Don't forget to bring your swim suit and swimming shoes. Towels will be available.
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