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Shmuel B.

Jerusalem, Israel

I'm knowledgeable, experienced and passionate about Israel and would be delighted to show you the country.

I was born in Israel but grew up in Ottawa, Canada, so I am a native English speaker. I have lived in Jerusalem with my family for more than 20 years and have been a licensed guide for more than 10 years.

Israel is a deeply fascinating and varied country, as your guide I'll make sure you get the most out of your trip. I have created a set of special tours for ToursByLocals combining Archaeology, Art and Architecture; Religion, History and Culture. I also take people "off the beaten track" into the unique nature sites in Israel, walking or hiking or bicycling.

I am also a photographer so if you are interested in seeing the country through a camera lens I can take you to unique and special places where you will be able to get great photos.

I'm flexible and orient each tour to your interests. I am happy and able to explain Jewish, Christian and Muslim customs and traditions whatever your religious beliefs.

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A Recent Review of this guide

Shmuel was a wonderful guide! He was knowledgeable, friendly, funny, and very easy to communicate with before the tour. I highly recommend him. Also ask Shmuel about his exceptional singing voice.
Travis Patton

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Credentials

Licensed tour guide, Israel Ministry of Tourism
Licensed chauffeur

Guide Requirements for Israel

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