Guided Tours at the Museum of the Jewish People

Guided tours of the Museum for individuals, families, and groups of different sizes are available in English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Yiddish and Spanish. Tours are approximately 90 minutes in length and can be tailor-designed to meet the needs and interests of a particular group.

Here are some of our special tours:

What's Your Name - What's Your Story?

One way of getting to our story is exploring how names form our identity, as a prism to understand the unique and ongoing story of the Jewish people. A fascinating documentary clip spotlights Ethiopian Israeli immigrants, and the story of how their name change becomes a life-changer.

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Picture This!

Digital cameras are distributed on tour and visitors are welcome to take photos of the museum exhibits to exploreindividual identity and Jewish Peoplehood. These creative visual diaries and personal stories, shared together, often reveal underlying values in addition to a broader perspective about Jewish peoplehood.

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Private guided tours (1 and1/2 hours) for groups (at least 15 participants) cost NIS 150, plus admission for each participant (45 NIS).

Prices for special programs are – – NIS per person. Special rates available for travel agents. Guided tours must be booked in advance.


Through the Looking Glass – Community Reflections

This nostalgic tour showcases the beautiful miniature replicas of synagogues found in Jewish communities all over the world. We will further explore an array of Jewish communities using our fascinating collection of archival & contemporary film and vintage photo material, triggering comparisons to today’s contemporary community. There will be a chance to discover origins of family names and communities by searching our genealogical and heritage databases.

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Tikkun Olam: a Call to Action!

This is a look at how Israeli grassroots activists, past & present, often in partnership with worldwide Jewry, take national & global social action to “fix” the world. Using the museum’s temporary exhibitions, guest lecturers, and challenging dilemmas around universal vs. Jewish values, visitors question, feel, experience, and learn about taking action as part of the ongoing story of the Jewish people.

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