Ken Spiro is a licensed tour guide from the Israel Ministry of Tourism and has been guiding since 2000. He has a BA from Vassar College in Russian Language and Literature; an MA in History from The Vermont College of Norwich University and Rabbinic Ordination from Yeshiva Aish HaTorah in Jerusalem. In addition to guiding he is a senior lecturer at Aish HaTorah in Jerusalem, an historian and author. His books include WorldPerfect – The Jewish Impact on Civilization, Crash Course in Jewish History and Destiny – Why a tiny nation plays such a huge role in history.

Born and raised in the U.S. Ken Spiro has lived in Israel since 1982. He served in a combat infantry unit in the IDF and currently lives in Jerusalem. His specialty is in-depth tours of the history and archaeology of Israel – especially the Old City of Jerusalem. For more information visit:

Licensed Tour guide: Yes

Available for virtual tours: No

Level of English: Mother tongue

Other languages: Hebrew

Tour guide or operator: Tour guide

What services offered: Day tours, Multiple day tours

Years of guiding experience: 20

Eshkol licensed: No

Largest group size: 50

Medic: No

Carries firearm: Yes

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Regions of expertise: Chevron, Coast, Galil, Golan, Tel Aviv, Tzfat, Yerushalayim - New City, Yerushalayim - Old City

Type of tours offered: Archaeology, Historical - Bayit Sheni, Historical - British, Historical - Crusader, Historical - Middle Ages, Historical - Modern, Historical - Roman-Byzantine, Historical - Tanach, Military/War History, Mishna-Talmud, Politics, Source-Based, Tanach, Wine

Available for: High School Students, Collegiates, 25-40, 40-65, 65 and Older

Groups catered for: Individuals, Families, Academics, Community Groups, Missions, Corporate Guests, Rabbis, Student Groups

Length of tours offered: Half day, Full day, Two days, Overnights

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