Flower blossoms develop in the springtime, and olives appear during the summer and ripen in the fall. Olive farmers harvest both green (unripe) olives, for pickling and for eating, and black (ripe) olives, for eating and for oil. A good tree may produce 50 pounds of olives a year and four to six pounds of oil. The olives of Israel were (and are) known for their high oil content.


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Upcoming Tours

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Jun 28 — Jul 12, 2020
Out of Egypt, Into a Good Land
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Sep 19 — Oct 02, 2020
Israel & Turkey in Depth
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Nov 01 — Nov 15, 2020
Walking with the Patriarchs
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Spring 2021
Israel in Depth
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Summer 2021
Ancient Paths to Modern Leadership
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Fall 2021
Through the Roof
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