Pre-Trip Research...


  • This Site might focus on: Naming; Zionism

Location of your site:


Mt.Hertzl is located in the western side of Jerusalem.

Geographical Features (Include a Picture or Map):


external image mount-herzl-and-the-herzl-museum-jerusalem-jer127.jpgMt. Herzl is 834 meters above sea level.

The Meaning of the Name of your Site:


Mount. Herzl means "Mountain of remembrance."

Historical Background/Significance:


The IDF has the official cemetery on the mountain. The mountain is named after Theodor Herzl who was a Zionist leader.
Mount Herzl has served as Israel's national cemetery since 1951. Mt. Herzl is the burial place Israel's 3 prime ministers: Levi Eshkol, Golda Meir, and Yitzchak Rabin.Israeli presidents and other Jewish and Zionist leaders are also buried on mt.Herzl. Mt. Herzl is the venue for many commemorative events and national celebrations.

Do other Cultures or Religions have connections to your site?:


no cultures have connections here but they are free to visit the site.

Connect a Talmudic/Biblical saying to your site:



"He that gives should never remember, he that receives should never forget."

Share any Midrash, Fables, or other “stories” about the site:


http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4218453,00.html

Now You're ready to create a multimedia presentation in Hebrew for class here in America.

    • [Link your Presentation here if applicable]


You're also responsible for a brief "Tour Guide" presentation in ENGLISH to be given at your site in Israel.

    • [Type your English "Tour Guide" script here]


After the Trip...


Picture From your Site.


[Add a photo from your trip to the site here]

Reflections:


[Write a brief reflection on your visit to your site. Was your experience what you expected? Did you learn something new? What was it like experiencing this place in person...]