and Application for the 2008 Season
Conditions of acceptance:
- Age: from 17 up
- Good health (in certain cases
a medical certificate may be demanded)
- No prior archaeological experience
Dates: Sunday 31.8.08 to Friday, 24.9.08.
Minimum stay: One full week (Sunday-Thursday).
It may be possible to extend your stay, depending on available space.
Lodging will be at Kibbutz Barkai, about 2 miles from the dig site.
Rooms, which are well equipped, will house 3-4 people per room. There is a
bathroom and kitchen in each floor.
Meals are served in the dining room except for breakfasts that are at the
It may be possible to stay at the Kibbutz on weekends for an extra 35$ per
Assistance will be available for those interested in sightseeing in Israel.
How to get there:
We will meet all of you every Sunday morning at 10:00 am (Morning) at Hadera
central bus station. You can get there by Bus no. 947 from Jerusalem / Ben-Gurion
airport, bus no. 852 and 872 from Tel Aviv and 921 from Haifa.
For those how can't be at Hadera in time, there is a bus to Kibbutz Barkai
no. 821, 823 and 841, every hour from Hadera central bus station.
Mail to and from Israel takes about 3-10 days.
You can get e-mails at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Working days are Sunday to Thursday, from 6:00 am to 13:30 PM. On Sundays work
is from 12:00 noon to 18:30 PM.
On Monday, Wednesday and Thursday will be additional archaeological assignment
in the afternoon. Some evenings there will be lectures given. On Tuesdays, there well be possibility for guided bus tour to other archaeology site in the area, such as Caesarea,
Megiddo, and Tel Dor.
5:00 -- Wake up and morning coffee.
5:40 -- Bus leaves for site.
6:00 -- Work begins.
8:30 -- Breakfast under the tree at the site.
11:30 -- Watermelon break at the site.
13:30 -- End of working day.
14:00 -- lunch in the dining room.
14:30 – Siesta.
17:00 -- Coffee/tea, washing and reading pottery.
(Tuesdays at 16:00 -- a tour. Afterwards a free evening in Hadera)
19:00 -- Supper in the dining room
20:00 -- lecture or social activity
||Work clothes for the field.
Long sleeves and pants to protect from the sun are recommended.
||A hat and high boots are essential!
||We will provide work gloves.
||Sunglasses, sun screen, bathing
||Casual clothing to wear after
work hours and weekends.
||Sweaters are recommended for
early mornings and cool nights.
||Towels, toiletries, personal
||Bed sheets, a pillow and blankets
Basic fee is 330$ per workweek (Sunday - Thursday). Previous dig participants
will receive a 5% discount. It is possible to stay at the Kibbutz on weekends
for an extra 35$ per day (70$ per full weekend). Prices include full accommodation,
Once-a-week laundry, bedding, transportation to and from the site, full participation
in all activities of the dig and dig tours. Prices do not include transfer from
airport and back, health and other insurance, medical care, clothes, boots etc.
Guided tours to different parts of Israel are to be organized in weekends, limited
to minimum number of participants. The price for each weekend tour is 25$ (due
to changes). Meals and entry fee to sites and museums are not included. The tours
will be guided by professional tour guides.
All payments, in checks (no travelers checks), should be send in advance for the
full stay, made out for "the survey of Manasshe" to: Ron Beeri, Department of Archeology, Haifa University Mt. Carmel 3l905 Israel. No refunds will be given
for shortening stays. No refunds can be given for cancellation after June 22nd.
Prior to this date, full refunds will be given.
How to apply?
Click here for an application form.
Fill in the required information form and send the guarantee check to the following
||Department of Archaeology
||Mt. Carmel 3l905
For more information you can contact:
Ron Beeri - Tel. 972-4-8240653
Ron Beeri -E-mail :email@example.com
Dept. of Archaeology - Tel. (07:30 AM -- 14:00 PM.): 972-4-8240234
Prof. A. Zertal at Home - Tel. 972-4-6374240