In this episode, I spoke with Dr. Yaron Ovadia to discuss his experience as a tour guide specializing in Islam and Middle East Studies as well as his his fieldwork among the Bedouins of the Judean Desert.
Naomi Ehrlich Kuperman, my guest for this weeks episode, has been guiding for over 40 years and kindly reached out to me to share her passion for guiding. Naomi and I had a far-ranging conversation that touched on the tour guide training course and how it has not kept...
I sat down with Rotem Shahar to discuss her journey from soil scientist to tour guide. Rotem shared her thoughts on gender and tour guiding as well why she no longer guides for Birthright.
I sit down with Daniel Sigalov to discuss tourism from a strictly capitalist perspective. We discuss his family’s struggle to emigrate to Israel from the Soviet Union.
Amir Katz and I sat down to discuss niche tourism, the importance of wine growing to the history and development of Israel and the burgeoning field of wine tourism.
I drove down to Jerusalem to interview licensed Tour Guide Peter Gokhvat, who has been camped out and on hunger strike across from the Knesset (Israeli Parliament) and the Finance Ministry for over 30 days.