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Jews Around The World

  • Flight from Miami to Tel Aviv, Israel

    Flight from Miami to Tel Aviv, Israel
    Take a flight from Miami airport to Tel Aviv from 6:00AM to 5:25AM. This is an Israel Airline, EL AL, #8693, operated by Jet Blue Airways. Enjoy sleeping on the plane, as you will have a busy schedule ahead.
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  • Cab Ride to Western Wall

    Cab Ride to Western Wall
    Take cab from Tel Aviv airport and arrive in Jerusalm at the Western Wall, (kotel, or wailing wall) at 7:00 AM. Pray and place a note here to complete the first cultural challenge.
  • Praying at Western Wall

    Praying at Western Wall
    The Western Wall is located in the Old City of Jerusalem and is part of Israel's CULTURAL LANDSCAPE (cultural properties represented by the combined works of nature and humans). The Temple Mount is the holiest site in Judaism with a clear CULTURE REGION (a place where the common cultural characterisitics prevail). It is the place to which Jews turn during prayer. Challenge yourself to pray and place a note in the wall, it's a CUSTOM (traditional and widely excepted way of doing things).
  • Cab Ride to Tel Aviv Airport

    Cab Ride to Tel Aviv Airport
    Take a cab ride back to Tel Aviv Airport after completing the Western Wall challenge, at 12 PM, in order to make the next flight. To the left is a small scale map of Israels capital, Jerusalem, which the team visited.
  • First Flight to Eygpt

    First Flight to Eygpt
    Board Alitalia flight #807 in the Tel Aviv Airport at 3:40 PM. Land in Rome, Italy at 6:30 PM, this flight is three hours and fifty minutes.
  • Lay Over in Rome

    Lay Over in Rome
    We have a layover in Rome for three hours and fifty minutes
  • Flight from Rome, Italy to Cairo, Eygpt

    Flight from Rome, Italy to Cairo, Eygpt
    We leave Rome, Italy at 10:20 PM on Alitalia Flight #894 and arrive in Cairo, Eygpt at 2:35 AM. Sleep on plane ride, more adventures lie ahead!
  • Cab Ride from Cairo International Airport to Jabal Moussa

    Cab Ride from Cairo International Airport to Jabal Moussa
    Cab ride will be 6 hours and 13 mins, you will arrive in Jabal Moussa by 8:48PM. Enjoy down time in the car because you have a long, hard, physical challenge waiting for you.
  • Climb Mount Sinai

    Climb Mount Sinai
    Mount Sinai is a mountain in the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt. According to Jewish tradition, the biblical Mount Sinai was the PLACE, (4th theme of Geography) where Moses received the Ten Commandments, making it a SACRED SITE, (site infused with religious meaning). This mountain is an example of LANDSCAPE, (material character of a place). Start climbing the mountain at 9:00 PM. Take the shallower route, Siket El Bashait, and arrive at the top of the mountain around 11:30AM.
  • Cab Ride from Jabal Moussa to Cairo International Airport

    Cab Ride from Jabal Moussa to Cairo International Airport
    Take a cab ride from Jabal Moussa to Cairo International Airport. This ride will be 6 hours and 13 mins. Arrive at the airport by 5:43PM, after completing the Mount Sinai chalenge. Here is large scale map of Cairo, Egypt, which is where our second challenge is.
  • Flight from Cairo, Egypt to Moscow, Russia

    Flight from Cairo, Egypt to Moscow, Russia
    Take flight BOEING 777-300ER at 7:30 PM from Cairo (CAI) to Moscow Dome Odedovo (DME) . This flight will be 11 hours long. Sleep on the plane before arrival. Arrive in Russia at 6:00 AM.
  • Cab Ride from Airport to Jewish Muesum and Tolerance Center

    Cab Ride from Airport to Jewish Muesum and Tolerance Center
    Take a cab from the airport and arrive at 7:10 AM for a muesum tour. Enjoy muesum and complete challenge.
  • Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center

    Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center
    Visit the Jewish Muesum and Tolerance Center and find out how the programs in Russia foreshadowed the events of the Holocaust. The Holocaust was a GENOCIDE, (deliberately killing a large group of people) where the Jews were REFUGEES, (people who were forced to leave because of persecution). This FORCED MIRGATION, (movement of people away from their home) is explained at the muesum. Stay for four hours and leave by 11 AM. To the left is a large scale map of Moscow, the capital city of Russia.
  • Cab Ride from Jewish Muesum and Tolerance Center to Moscow Airport

    Cab Ride from Jewish Muesum and Tolerance Center to Moscow Airport
    Take a taxi from museum to Moscow airport and arrive at 12:10 AM. To the left is a picture of Russians with their traditional dress.
  • First Flight to Poland

    First Flight to Poland
    Board flight #491 on Alitalia, depart at 2:40 and land at 4:35PM in Vienna, Australia.
  • Lay Over in Vienna

    Lay Over in Vienna
    Lay over for 1 hour and 5 min in Vienna. Enjoy reflecting on trip so far before boarding next flight.
  • Flight from Vienna, Autraila to Warsaw, Poland

    Flight from Vienna, Autraila to Warsaw, Poland
    Depart Vienna at 5:40 PM on Alitalia flight #874 and land in Warsaw, Poland by 7:00PM.
  • Walk to Marriott Hotel

    Walk to Marriott Hotel
    Walk 0.2 miles from Warsaw Airport to courtyard by Marriott Warsaw Airport to stay for the night. Enjoy scenary like the picture on the left, in old town Warsaw.
  • Check Into Marriott Hotel

    Check Into Marriott Hotel
    Check into hotel around 8PM and get a good nights sleep in Polands capital city, Warsaw. Here is a view of this beautiful city at night.
  • Check Out of Marriott Hotel

    Check Out of Marriott Hotel
    Check out at 7AM to go on your next adventure. This small scale map shows a large area of land, Warsaw, on a small space. It's called a small scale map because the representative fraction is relatively small.
  • Cab Ride from Marriott Hotel to Treblinka Extermination Camp

    Cab Ride from Marriott Hotel to Treblinka Extermination Camp
    Take a taxi ride to Treblinka Extermination Camp after checking out of the hotel. This should take about 1 hour and 33 minutes, so arrive to the site around 8:33 AM.
  • Tour Treblink and Write Essay

    Tour Treblink and Write Essay
    Tour Treblinka Concentration from 8:30 AM to 12 PM. View the awful lack of HOUSING, (a place of refuge), the Jews were given. Prisioners were forced to work long days, with no clothes, water, food, or PERSONAL SPACE, (the amount of space allocated to an individual). This concentration camp was used during the HOLOCAUST, (a mass killing of Jews in Europe by the Nazis). Reflect on your visit to this dehumanizing "camp" and write an essay describing the daily life of Jews who had to live here.
  • Cab Ride to Warsaw Chopin Airport

    Cab Ride to Warsaw Chopin Airport
    Take a taxi to Warsaw Chopin Airport after completing the tour and essay. The ride will be 2 hours and 6 minutes. Arrive at airport by 2:16 PM.
  • First Flight to Brazil

    First Flight to Brazil
    Depart airport on Qatar Airways #260 at 4:45PM for a 5 hour and 45 minute flight. Land in Doha for lay over.
  • Lay Over in Doha

    Lay Over in Doha
    The team has an 8 hour and 30 minute stop in Doha. Reflect on this trip, the 4 countries we have already been to, and challenges we have accomplished.
  • Cab Ride to Buenos Aires Airport

    Cab Ride to Buenos Aires Airport
    Depart taxi back to the airport at 10:30 PM, 32 minute ride, after completing your final challenge.
  • Flight from Doha, Qatar to Sao Paulo, Brazil

    Flight from Doha, Qatar to Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Depart on Qatar Airways #771 at 8:00AM for a 14 hour and 40 minute flight. Arrive in Brazil for another lay over at 4:40 PM.
  • Lay Over in Sao Paulo

    Lay Over in Sao Paulo
    The team has a 1 hour and 15 minute lay over until next flight.
  • Flight from Sao Paulo, Brazil to Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Flight from Sao Paulo, Brazil to Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Depart on flight Qatar Airways #771 at 5:55PM and arrive at 8:50PM. This is a 2 hour and 55 minute flight to Buenos Aires.
  • Cab Ride to Kosher McDonalds

    Cab Ride to Kosher McDonalds
    Leave airport at 9PM and take taxi to Kosher McDonald's, this is a 32 minute ride. Arrive at McDonalds around 9:32 to complete last challenge. Here is a small scale map of the largest Jewish Community in Latin America, Buenos Aires.
  • Eat at Kosher McDonalds

    Eat at Kosher McDonalds
    Eat at a Kosher McDonalds for dinner. View the ACCULTURATION, (process in which members of one cultural group adopt the beliefs others). POPULAR CULTURE (the phenomena that are within the mainstream of a culture) is represented in chain stores like Mickey D's. Pay close attention to menu item changes for religions, and different DIALECTS, (a particular form of language that is peculiar to a region) used by customers to order. Compare and contrast the American McDonalds experience to this one.
  • First Flight to United States

    First Flight to United States
    Depart at 11:40PM on Aeromexico 29 and arrive in Mexico City at 8:15 AM. This flight is 10 hours and 35 minutes, get some much needed sleep, on the plane. Buenos Aires (EZE) to Mexico City (MEX)
  • Lay Over in Mexico City

    Lay Over in Mexico City
    The team will have a 4 hour and 7 minute stop before heading home.
  • Flight from Mexico City, Mexico to Miami, Florida USA

    Flight from Mexico City, Mexico to Miami, Florida USA
    Depart at 12:22PM on American Airlines #1031 for a 3 hour and 16 minute flight. Arrive back home in Miami at 4:38 PM. Hope you enjoyed learning about Jews Around The World. We visited Israel, a developed country in Asia. Egypt, a developing country in Africa. Russia, a developed country in Asia. Poland, a fragmented country in Europe. Argentina, a fragmented country in South America and stopped many places along the way.