Ma’ale Hachamisha, Jerusalem Hills
Exclusive Tour- Plus offer. Special program for English speakers
Nestled in the heart of the Jerusalem hills, lies the pastoral
Ma’ale Hachamisha hotel with refreshing mountain air, and breathtaking views.
The hotel offers:
Wide green lawns, spacious rooms, wonderful cuisine, health club & Spa, indoor swimming pool, fitness center (additional cost), sauna & jacuzzi. Special activities for the entire family, including evenings with Hasidic music, lectures & “shiurim”. Organized excursions escorted by professional guides in fully air conditioned buses.
Tour-Plus offers an excellent gourmet cuisine with an outstanding Pesach menu, which will combine the highest professional European standards with our own treasured Jewish tradition.
Accommodations: Half board+ sweet break, Shabat and Chag full board.
Kashrut: Glatt Lemehadrin, non-Gebrocht, Shmura Matza
Rabbi Dovid Schoonmaker is today Rosh Yeshiva of Shapell’s/Yeshiva Darche Noam .In this capacity, he has made a tremendous impact on the Yeshiva and its students. He also teaches weekly at Midreshet Rachel v’Chaya (Shapell’s women’s seminary). Previously of Yeshiva Aish HaTora, he served for six years as Rosh Beit Midrash as well as Mashgiach and gave a daily, methodology based Gemara class to their advanced level students. During that time, he developed curricula and programs for the Yeshiva, created their current semicha program, mentored faculty and has guided the academic and spiritual growth of hundreds of students,was Director of Aish’s outreach division and led a team that revamped their famous Discovery seminar.
Rabbi Schoonmaker is the author of Taami Sefer Hachinuch which is a “user friendly” version of the classic Sefer haChinuch, as well as other books and essays An alumus of NCSY (and later a faculty member of their acclaimed Summer Kollel), he learned at Kerem B’Yavneh, Heichal HaTorah, Yeshivas Mir and Birchas Mordechai, and has smicha from HaRav Zalman Nechemia Goldberg, shlita.
In addition, Rabbi Schoonmaker’s wife, Rebbetzin Dina, will give a few lectures and shiurim for women.
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