Israel 2018

  Postponed for a future time

 Western Wall

Qumran Caves


Western Wall - Jerusalem Qumran Caves Haifa
Dead Sea The Sea of Galilee Caesarea
The Dead Sea The Sea of Galilee Caesarea
Israel Museum Old Jaffa Dafna Birger Mosaic
Israel Museum Old Jaffa Dafna Birger Mosaic


This trip to Israel in 2018 had to be canceled due to lack of minimum travelers. We will try again! Possibly in 2010! Keep posted. 

The plans for Kismet Mosaic's second annual trip have been finalized.  Our destination is the beautiful and historical Holy Land - Israel. Sibel Hananel, from Israel and an avid mosaic artist, has been instrumental in the planning of this trip. She will be joining us on our incredible journey.

We will engross ourselves in rich history, beautiful art and museums, biblical sites, mosaic sites and spend 3 full days in a mosaic workshop. Come join us for this once in a lifetime trip.

(A 3-day optional extension to Turkey is being planned. It will be dependent on the state of Visa services between the US and Turkey. Keep posted for more information)

Price: $3300 (double occupancy), $4300 (single occupancy)


Includes for 11 nights, 12 days:

  • All hotels. (Rated 4-star by Trip Advisor)
  • All breakfasts, 3 dinners.
  • 3 museum entrances (1 in Jerusalem (Israel museum), 1 in Dead Seam Qumran entrance and 1 in Tel Aviv (Israel Art Museum)).
  • Transportation, driver and transfers all included.
  • Professional guide for 5 days.
  • Full-time service of a professional tour leader.

Does not include:

  • Airfare
  • Tips for the tour guide, driver and hotel house keeping. 

Workshop Description:

"Embroidery in Stone"
A 3 day (5 hours per day) stone mosaic workshop is included in the tour.
We will be working with a special tool for stones.
Our work will be carpet design, 25x25 cm work.
Subject : We will learn all the steps of making a stone mosaic work.
Cutting and laying the tesserea, andamento, color combinations and other tips within Dafna's stone mosaic technique. 
Dafna Birger Embroidery in Stone

Please email ( or call (856-777-2155) for detailed information.