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Join us for an exclusive journey to KEVER YEHOSHUA BEN NUN (Joshua's Tomb) in the city of Kifl Haris, located in the Shomron (Samaria), the biblical heartland of the Jewish people, on the only armored bus available roundtrip from Jerusalem or Beit Shemesh.

DATE

WEDNESDAY | MAY 8-9 | 2024

CHECK IN

20:15 - 20:30 | 21:15 - 21:30

Late arrivals will not be accommodated

DEPARTURE

20:30 | 21:30

(approximate)

ARRIVAL & PRAYER

22:15 - 2:15

(approximate)

RETURN

3:00 - 4:00

(approximate)

DEPARTURE LOCATION

Provided 24 hours prior to departure via email

Due to the sensitive nature of the trip departure locations are subject to change

You will be notified of any changes within 12 hours before departure

COST

54 USD | ONE TICKET

72 USD |  TWO TICKETS

108 USD | THREE TICKETS

136 USD | FOUR TICKETS

172 USD | FIVE TICKETS

190 USD | SIX TICKETS

After completing the registration process below, you must purchase your ticket(s). Your reservation will not be confirmed until receipt of payment. Payment can be made via credit card, PayPal, ApplePay, GooglePay or Venmo using the form below. All currencies and credit cards are accepted by our online platform, but tickets are tax-deductible only in the United States. Payment is required no later than 24 hours before departure time, unless previous arrangements have been made with, and exclusively confirmed by, The Kever Project staff in writing. Click here to contact The Kever Project about group ticket prices for 10 to 30 people.

PLEASE NOTE THAT TICKET PURCHASES ARE STRICTLY NON-REFUNDABLE

RULES, REGULATIONS & INFORMATION

REGISTRATION

All guests must provide complete and accurate personal information in order to secure their reservation, which will be transferred to the relevant bureaucratic authorities responsible for the trip. Each guest must complete their own registration, you cannot register as a couple, group or family, but you can purchase two or more tickets (at a discounted rate) for those who have registered. Guests must be 18 years or older to attend. Exceptions will be made for guests 16 years or older who are accompanied by a parent, legal guardian or adult (above the age of 21). Guests under 16 are otherwise strictly prohibited from registering or being registered for.

WAITING LIST

When tickets sell out, you will be able to register for our waiting list. You will be notified if a ticket is available within 24-48 hours of departure. To secure your seat, payment is required no later than 12 hours before departure pending ticket availability and will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis.

HOW TO PREPARE

Please dress in accordance with the respect this holy site deserves. You are permitted to bring objects of religious meaning, including a siddur, holy books or texts, tallit, tefillin, etc. It is recommended to pack water and light snacks as delays are to be expected during the 7-10 hour long trip. Light refreshments are sometimes, but not always, available at the kever. It is also advisable to bring a flashlight to ensure a safe and comfortable journey.

ARRIVAL & CHECK-IN

Upon arriving at the meeting point, please check in with our tour coordinator before boarding. Seating arrangements are first-come, first-serve and are strictly not gender segregated. We will gladly accommodate seating for individuals wishing to sit next to a member of the same gender for religious reasons if the bus is full, but we will not accommodate gender segregated sections on the bus. If you require a frontal seat due to a personal handicap, disability or other medical issue (including pregnancy, motion sickness, etc.), please advise us 24 hours prior to departure and one will be reserved for you. If you have recently tested positive for Corona or are otherwise ill and potentially contagious, please kindly refrain from attending in respect for the other guests. Please note the bus is not wheelchair accessible, but we will do our best to accommodate guests with limited disabilities. If you require special assistance, please respond to your confirmation email and provide us with additional information regarding your needs.

 

TRANSPORTATION & ACCOMMODATIONS 

Once boarded, all guests must remain on the bus until permitted to exit at Kifl Haris. With the exception of a medical or security emergency, the bus will not make any stops and bathroom facilities will not be available. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Guests can access the Sonal gas station facilities nearby if needed, and portable bathrooms may be available on site.  The Kever Project reserves the right to deny transportation to any individual who appears or acts in a disruptive manner prior to, or during check-in as well as to contact the authorities during the trip in order to remove any individual who acts in a disruptive or illegal manner on the bus.

 

AT THE KEVER

Upon arrival, guests will have approximately two to four hours (or less) to visit and pray at the kever. Visitation and prayer is segregated by gender, and gender specific passages are accessible at the entrance. Guests must refrain from making any contact with the local Arab community or its residents and must not trespass or deviate from the path pre-approved by the Israel Defense Forces. Your cooperation in adhering to these strict guidelines is crucial for maintaining a respectful and secure environment during the trip for all in attendance. Guests must also act in accordance with the rules and regulations issued by the IDF while at the kever. Any guest in violation of IDF rules, or who causes a disturbance prior to or at the kever, will be banned from registering for future trips. You are permitted to take pictures or video at the site, but please refrain from posting to social media or making phone calls until after we have exited the kever.

DEPARTURE FROM THE KEVER

All guests must board the bus expeditiously when instructed to do so by the IDF. You may not board another bus from the kever in order to return to a different location. Please be mindful of your fellow guests and do not delay in returning to the bus when directed to do so. We can only depart once all guests are accounted for.

PERSONAL SAFETY & SECURITY

The State of Israel and the Israel Defense Forces, in partnership with the Kever Yosef Administration (which manages the kever), have secured our right to visit this holy site, and they are directly responsible for the safety of every guest in attendance. In the event a security situation occurs, do not panic. Follow the instructions of the IDF or administration officials. If possible, locate your fellow tour guests and remain with them in order to ensure each other's safety and/or expedite an immediate departure, if necessary.

 

LIABILITY

The Kever Project is not responsible for any incidents which may occur, including: last minute cancellations by the IDF before or during the trip; restricted or limited access as a result of changing security situations or ongoing security assessments upon arrival; canceled reservations resulting from previously or newly instated restrictions and/or bans issued by the IDF on specific registered individuals; or arrests/detainments made by the IDF as a result of guests acting in violation of the rules and regulations while at the site.

BY REGISTERING YOU ACKNOWLEDGE:

1) The limited safety risks involved in visiting Kifl Haris

2) The possibility that the trip may be canceled for reasons beyond our control

3) The Kever Project is not responsible for any aforementioned eventualities

4) All regulations issued by the IDF and The Kever Project must be adhered to

5) Tickets are not refundable for any reason

REGISTRATION

Select A Departure Location

Please note that due to the sensitive nature of these trips, and the number of confirmed reservations per city, departure locations are subject to change. If we are unable coordinate departure from one of these locations, you will be contacted about transferring your reservation to a different city within 72 to 48 hours prior to departure. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding and flexibility.

To complete your registration you must purchase a ticket below. Tickets are strictly non-refundable. Your reservation is not be confirmed until we have received receipt of payment. 

If purchasing more then one ticket, please be sure that all members of your family or group have submitted their personal and accurate information via our registration form above before making your purchase and please include the name of every person for whom the tickets are being purchased when prompted to do so via the ticket platform below.  

 
Within 24 hours of your ticket purchase you will receive a final confirmation email with departure location(s) and time(s); the trip itinerary (if applicable); instructions on how to prepare; and critical information about the rules and regulations both on the bus and at the visitation site. Please review it in full before before departure.
 
If you are no longer able to attend, for any reason, we kindly request you notify us as soon as possible by responding to your confirmation email so your seat can be made available for another guest.

THANK YOU!

 

YOUR REGISTRATION HAS BEEN SUBMITTED.

 

PLEASE PURCHASE A TICKET BELOW TO CONFIRM YOUR ATTENDANCE.

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