Oct 22, 2021
#55 Shakked Beery, The Wandering Jewess - Author, Tour Guide & Storyteller
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Join us on a journey of discovery into the heart some of Israel’s best kept gems of history! 

Our guest this week, Shakked Beery AKA The Wandering Jewess, spent this episode of the show as our expert tour guide as together we explored some of Israel’s most fascinating and least-known secret places – the ones most visitors to the country never get to see.

Native to Israel for ten generations, Shakked's family arrived at the land more than 200 years ago and took an active part in reconstructing the Jewish homeland. Following her family’s heritage, she combines her love for the land with her passion for storytelling. She is a third-generation tour guide.

While guiding people from all over the world, she experienced firsthand the negative views people hold against Israel, and how different they are from reality. Her mission became to deliver Israel to people “as is”, challenges and beauty combined, driven by a strong faith that only truth can bring peace. To better pursue her goal, she earned a Masters in Israel Studies from Haifa University, and a teaching certification from Oxford, specializing in Critical Antisemitism and the Delegitimization of Israel. Today, Shakked is an international speaker, dividing her time between guiding in Israel and speaking around the world, telling stories about the Israel she loves.

The halt of incoming tourism caused by the pandemic gave Shakked the time to write her first book: "SECRET ISRAEL – The Israel Most Visitors Miss". After guiding for ten years she seized the opportunity to finally tell the stories of the places she loves most. In the book, she reveals the incredible stories behind ten secret gems most tourists never get to visit. 


Buy SECRET ISRAEL: The Israel Most Visitors Miss, by Shakked Beery

The official website of The Wandering Jewess: Speaker

Follow Shakked Beery – The Wandering Jewess on Facebook

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Official website of Home Free, a seriously awesome country acapella band mentioned on the show

Reg’s 7 Mile SteakHouse of Columbus, Nebraska – as recommended by Shakked

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