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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

My husband and I had a wonderful tour of Old Jerusalem with Shmuel B. His knowledge is considerable and the manner in which he conveyed information to us is clear evidence of his passion and excitement for the Old City and Israel. We highly recommend him as a tour guide.
Rona Tietolman

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