Events in Jerusalem

The Kaiser is coming: A Series of Meetings and Guided Tours


The Kaiser is coming: A Series of Meetings and Guided Tours at 07.12.2012

     
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Friday dec 7th

The Tower of David Museum presents "The Kaiser is coming! A City in Change": A series of meetings and guided tours in English and in Hebrew


Schedule of events in English


Redeemers and Dreamers in 19th Century Jerusalem:
Kaiser Wilhelm, Theodor Herzl and the Lutheran church

Guided tour in English tracing the footsteps of Kaiser Wilhelm II through the Old City concluding with the new exhibition at the Tower of David Museum.

Follow Kaiser Wilhelm's dramatic procession through the old city of Jerusalem. Feel the excitement and anticipation of Theodor Herzl as he meets the Kaiser, hoping to fulfill the Zionist dream. Discover the excavations beneath the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer and observe the momentous changes in 19th century Jerusalem concluding with a visit to The Kaiser is Coming, the new temporary exhibition at the Tower of David Museum.

Friday December 28, 9:30-11:30


Schedule of events in Hebrew

Friday 02.11.12 - 11:00 "A Reception within the Walls"
Walking tour in the Old City exploring the churches that are associated with the Kaiser. Followed by a visit to the exhibition.
Price: Adult - 80 NIS Senior Citizen/Student 65 NIS

Friday 16.11.12 - 11:00 "What was he really looking for here?"
Professor Haim Goren discusses hidden motives of the Kaiser's visit. Followed by a visit to the exhibition.
Price: Adult - 50 NIS Senior Citizen/Student 40 NIS

Friday 23.11.12 at 11:00 "4 Quarters"
Concert with Guy Kark and the Between Times Ensemble followed by a guided visit through the exhibition.
Price: Adult - 80 NIS Senior Citizen/Student 65 NIS

Friday 30.11.12 - 11:00 "The Empress in Jerusalem"
Walking tour on the Mount of Olives and the Augusta Victoria complex followed by a visit to the exhibition.
Price: Adult -95 NIS Senior Citizen/Student 85 NIS

Friday 07.12.12 - 11:00 "In the Footsteps of the Kaiser"
Walking tour following in the footsteps of the Kaiser from Nevi'im Street to the Tower of David culminating in a visit to the exhibition.
Price: Adult -80 NIS Senior Citizen/Student 65 NIS

Friday 28.12.12 - 11:00 "Germany in Jerusalem"
Lecture with Dr. Adina Mayer-Merrill examining the German contribution to architecture in the city followed by visit to the exhibition.
Price: Adult -50 NIS Senior Citizen/Student 40 NIS

Friday 11.01.13 - 11:00 "Expectations and Disappointments"
Dr. Eyal Miron will address the Kaiser's visit from a Jewish perspective. Followed by a visit to the exhibition.
Price: Adult -50 NIS Senior Citizen/Student 40 NIS

Friday 25.01.13 - 11:00 "In the Footsteps of the Kaiser"
Walking tour following in the footsteps of the Kaiser from Nevi'im Street to the Tower of David culminating in a visit to the exhibition.
Price: Adult -80 NIS Senior Citizen/Student 65 NIS

Friday 08.02.13 - 11:00 "Epilogue"
Dr. Yaron Perry discusses the German settlers in the Holy Land in the 30s and 40s. Followed by a visit to the exhibition.
Price: Adult -50 NIS Senior Citizen/Student 40 NIS

Meetings and tours are in Hebrew.

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Please book in advance for tours in both Hebrew and English.

Further information on all events : www.towerofdavid.org.il as well as Facebook " ????? ?????? ???? - Kaiser Wilhelm II"

Image courtesy of The Library of Congress - Matson Collection.

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