All participants must register with Emmaus.
To register with Emmaus click on the
Application tab at the top of the webpage.
*Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and
accompanied by an adult if under age 18.*
I am Sunya Notley, Emmaus Educational Services International Administrator for the 2024 excavation opportunity at Tel el-Araj in Israel. It is my responsibility to coordinate all the international details of your trip. In order to effectively administer the trip I will need your cooperation. I will be in contact with you by email requesting specific information from you. Thank you in advance for your timely cooperation when you receive one of my emails.
PROTOCOLS TO ENTER ISRAEL
Israel requires proof of insurance that covers all illnesses while in Israel.
(See Insurance link in General Information tab.)
*Please note that Israel may change entry protocols.
#1 PRIORITY: EMMAUS APPLICATION
Each individual participant is required to complete the Emmaus online Application. Complete your Application even if you don't have a Passport at this time. You may supply your Passport information at a later date.
#2 PRIORITY: VALID PASSPORT
If you do not have a passport for travel or if your passport expires before Feb. 10, 2025 (Session 1) or March 30, 2025 (Session 2) you can find assistance by going to the Passport and Visa tab above.
#3 PRIORITY: PASSPORT DOCUMENTATION
You are required to supply Emmaus a color copy of the picture-page of your passport. Your copy will be used to help verify travel documents and any visa requirements. See the Passport and Visa tab above for more information.
#4 PRIORITY: DEPOSIT and PAYMENTS
First you must complete and submit the online Application. Once you have completed the online Application, please mail your $300 deposit check or submit your credit card payment to Emmaus. See the Payment Schedule link for additional payment information.
To register with Emmaus, begin the application process by clicking the Application tab at the top of this page.
All participants are to register with Emmaus and all payments are to be made to Emmaus. To register with Emmaus, begin the application process by clicking the Application tab at the top of this page.
STUDENTS SEEKING ACADEMIC CREDIT
Students from other institutions are welcome to join this excavation opportunity. If you desire academic credit, it is your responsibility to determine if your institution will grant you academic credit. As a participant, you are to register with Emmaus and all payments are to be made to Emmaus. Inform Emmaus by separate email that you wish to receive academic credit for your participation. You will be given instructions regarding academic credit.
HONG KONG PARTICIPANTS
Hong Kong participants are to register with HaDavar Yeshiva in addition with Emmaus. To register please complete the Emmaus application. You must contact your Hong Kong administrator, Zachary Wong for payments and other trip details.
OTHER INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPANTS
All other international participants are to register with Emmaus and all payments are to be made to Emmaus. To register with Emmaus, begin the application process by clicking the Application tab at the top of this page.
Sunya Notley, Administrator
Dr. Steven Notley, Kinneret Academic College
Excavation Academic Director
Dr. Jeffrey Garcia