Sukkot at the Elma Luxury Hotel, Zichron Yaakov, Israel

Enjoy an indulgent Sukkot at the boutique Elma Luxury Hotel, soaking in stunning Mediterranean views and warm Kosher Travelers hospitality.
09-16 October, 2022
Rest, relax, and replenish both your body and your mind in Israel’s “Little Switzerland,” the charming coastal enclave of Zichron Yaakov. Enjoy an indulgent Sukkot at the boutique Elma Luxury Hotel, soaking in stunning Mediterranean views and warm Kosher Travelers hospitality. Elma boasts both an indoor pool, located inside the spa complex, and an outdoor pool with breathtaking views of the sea and the emerald slopes of the Carmel Mountains. Each guest room features incredible views of the grounds and surrounding natural beauty. For guests seeking more privacy, the hotel offers standalone cottages. Savor the finest Kosher cuisine and pamper yourself with a variety of spa treatments. Explore picturesque Zichron Yaakov, replete with historic wineries, artisanal craftsmen, jewelry, antiques, and cozy cafes. Whether you’re planning to lounge by the pool or meander through delightful Zichron Yaakov, spending Sukkot at the Elma means a treat for the senses.

Sukkot at The Elma With Kosher Travelers

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Facilities & Amenities

The Elma Luxury Hotel in Zichron Yaakov has 95 rooms and suites, and sets a new standard for luxury, with a staff and amenities that cater to guests’ every desire. Amenities include:

  • Kashrut cuisine, under the Supervision of Zichron Yakov Regional Rabbinate, State of Israel
  • Daily minyanim and Intriguing shiurim by scholars in residence & guest lecturers
  • Entertainment program and activities for all ages
  • Free wifi/internet & free parking
  • Indoor and outdoor pool 
  • Refreshments and afternoon tea
  • Spa packages at special discounted rates
  • Second-day minyan for overseas guests [based on demand]
  • Pre and post stays available
  • Customized itinerary planning for local attractions available 
  • Fully equipped gym and fitness center 
Scholars in Residence

DAVID M. WEINBERG is an inspirational educator who combines strategic and political insight with learned Jewish perspectives. He is vice president of the Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security (JISS), and a distinguished diplomatic and defense columnist for The Jerusalem Post and Israel Hayom newspapers. Since moving to Israel 30 years ago, he has been senior advisor to Deputy Prime Minister Natan Sharansky and coordinator of the Global Forum Against AntiSemitism in the Prime Minister's Office; and spokesman of the Herzliya Conference on National Security, the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, and Bar-Ilan University. He studied at the Hakotel and Har Etzion yeshivas and is married to Bonnie with six children and five grandchildren. His many writings are available at

RABBI DR. AARON ADLER is a protégé of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, zt"l. Rabbi Adler received his Semicha from RIETS of Yeshiva University, along with his B.A. and M.A. in Talmudic Literature. He received his PhD in Talmud at the Bar Ilan University specializing in Maimonidean contradictions. Rabbi Adler and his family made Aliyah in 1979 and served on the faculty of Bar Ilan University, and is a past president and campus rabbi at Emunah College for Arts and Technology in Jerusalem. He has been a lecturer for the IDF and a commentator for Kol Yisrael radio. Rabbi Dr. Aaron Adler currently serves as the spiritual leader of the Ohel Nechama Synagogue in Katamon, Jerusalem. Previously, he served congregations in Long Island City NY, Young Israel of Beersheva, and Neve Orot Community Synagogue in Ramot, Jerusalem. He is also the founding Rosh Yeshiva and current President of the Yeshivat Bnei Akiva, Ner Tamid, in Chashmona'im. Rabbi Adler lectures extensively in Israel and throughout the world

What's included? Kashrut

Shabbat and Chag are full Board (3 meals daily) and Chol Hamoed is half board (2 meals daily). There is complimentary afternoon tea, cake & refreshments available in the lounge on welcome day and every day of Chol Hamoed. Lunch on Chol Hamoed is available upon request. 

Kashrut under Rabbanut of Rabbi Zichron Yakov, Israel

Delight in activities, lectures, and excursions that provide an ideal Sukkot getaway for the entire family. Teens and kids will be happy to head off to age-appropriate day clubs for engaging time away from their parents, under the caring watch of dedicated counselors. On the schedule are also shiurim given by captivating lecturers, separate and family swimming times in an indoor and outdoor pool, a fully equipped gym and more! Our guests also benefit from special prices on spa packages so your Sukkot can become a truly indulgent experience. Beyond the tranquil grounds of the Elma, you can explore Israel’s lush green north, replete with nearby kosher wineries. Visit the ancient Roman ruins and beautiful beach at Caesarea, or explore the rolling slopes of Mount Carmel National Park, both just a short drive away. With plenty of activities available both on and off-site, your Sukkot stay at the Elma is sure to enchant your entire family.

What type of crowd should I expect?

The common denominator of our clients is Shomer Shabbat and kashrut. There are no religious level criteria to join our tours, cruises or hotel programs  and we won't ask you any questions about your religious observance. We attract a diverse group of Jewish, English-speaking guests from across the globe, and encourage an accepting atmosphere among our group members.

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Rate Information
Please email with your room configuration and kids ages and you will receive a personalized price for your Pesach vacation


International Flights & Global Travel, Health & Luggage Insurance
    • Comprehensive Travel Insurance covering trip cancellation, medical emergencies and luggage is mandatory at the time of reservation.
    • Israeli Citizens; Kosher Travelers recommends Egert & Cohen Insurance. Contact Tali +972-2-622-7999 ext. 125 or 052-769-9406 or You may also sign up for insurance online at
    • USA & Canadian Citizens; Kosher Travelers recommends Ph Josh: 18005782871
    • Arrangements and cost of International flights are not included.
    • We recommend the following Travel & Flight Consultants
    • Ronnie Abramson of Ambassador Tours +972-50-531-4500 or
    • Ruth Berman of Ofakim +97225362163 or


    • KOSHER TRAVELERS CANCELLATION FEES AND REFUNDS POLICY:If guest cancels their reservation the following cancellation fees apply:
      • 90 days prior a full refund is payable less $100 admin. per room
      • 45-90 days prior a full refund is payable less $500 per room
      • Within 45 days there is no refund.
      • If government-imposed lockdown of hotel or airport full refund less $100 admin. per person

Our Exclusive Kosher Travelers Package Includes:

Gourmet Glatt Kosher Cuisine

The entire Hotel is Mehadrin, under the Supervision of Zichron Yakov Regional Rabbinate, State of Israel

Family Entertainment Program

Entertainment options for the entire family and for all ages, including a day camp with an excellent staff.

Sophisticated Wine Menu

Enhance your chag meals with fine wine options, including boutique wines from local wineries.

Daily Minyamin and Torah Lectures

Daily minyanim in the hotel shul, intriguing torah lectures, and open beit midrash.

Indoor and Outdoor Pool

Enjoy a refreshing swim in the hotel's indoor or outdoor pool, with separate & family swimming times.

Exciting Local Attractions

Visit the many local wineries, museums, gardens and parks on chol hamoed.




Deposit, Cancellation Fees & Policy:

There is a $1000 per person deposit required to confirm your reservation. If the tour is canceled because a minimum number of participants was not reached, you will receive a FULL refund. Please see our full terms & conditions page for more details.

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