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Stryper Announces VIP Israel Tour And New DVD

Christian glam rockers Stryper announced today that they will be hosting a 10-day tour of Israel from February 12-21, 2011. The VIP tour will be limited to 150 people. Stryper fans will be able to spend time with the band during the tour, with portions of the trip being filmed for an upcoming DVD. Vocalist / guitarist Michael Sweet issued the following statement about the package:

"Oz, Robert, Tim and I are excited to go to Israel and see first-hand the birthplace of Christianity. And to be able to share this experience with some of our fans makes this even more incredible. The tour will visit the following locations in Israel: Caesarea: A city built by King Herod the Great, Mount Carmel: Where the prophet Elijah defeated the false prophets of Baal, Galilee Boat Ride: Where Jesus walked on the water, Caesarea Philippi: Where the disciple Peter first confessed Jesus as the Messiah, Nazareth Village: A recreation of a village at the time of Jesus, Jordan River Baptism: An opportunity for those who wish to be baptized in the Jordan River, Masada: Where the final Jewish revolt against the Romans took place, he Dead Sea: A chance to float in the most therapeutic waters in the world, Pools of Bethesda: Where Jesus healed the man who was lame for 37 years, Garden Tomb: The place of Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection, Yad Vashem: Memorial to the Holocaust, Western Wall Tunnels: 60 feet below the modern city of Jerusalem, Jerusalem: The City of God, Mount of Olives: Where Jesus rode the donkey through the Eastern Gate, Garden of Gethsemane: Where Jesus prayed before He was betrayed by Judas, Western Wall: Holiest site in Judaism.

"Due to limited availability, this trip will sell out quickly. Reservations can be secured for only $300. To register, please contact ari@ihtours.com or 1-877-999-8868 ext 415. The cost for this unique travel opportunity is $3,299.00 per person, which includes airfare out of Los Angeles, New York or Toronto; hotel accommodations; all buffet breakfasts and dinners; air-conditioned transportation; an English-speaking tour guide and entrance fees to all of the sites. Price is based on double-occupancy and does not include airport tax, tip fee or lunch meals. For more information, please contact joe@amaral.tv or 1-877-628-2800."

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