Feeling the stones, experiencing their story

About Ami

Ami Braun was born in the US in 1978, in Chicago. His family made Aliya when he was 5 years old.

Ami grew up in the town of Karnei Shomron, later moving to Jerusalem. It is there that he started his guiding career as a local guide at the Western Wall Tunnels in 1999, developing a love of Jewish history and guiding.

Ami completed the State of Israel Tour Guide course in 2007, and has been working as a licensed Tour Guide ever since.

Between 1999- 2007 Ami was involved in various programs of informal education as well as working as a local guide in Jerusalem. He honed his guiding skills as a local guide at the City of David, Yad Vashem and the aforementioned Western Wall Tunnels.

During this time Ami spent 1 year in Melbourne, Australia, as an emissary of the Jewish Agency, educating school children and students regarding Judaism & Zionism.

Ami has guided a variety of types of groups from around the world. Starting with youth movements and Birthright groups. Over recent years he has specialized in guiding multi generation, family and congregation groups.

Traveling the world has become a passion for him. Climbing Kilimanjaro in Africa, trekking through the Annapurna mountain range in Nepal, skiing in Europe, along with site seeing in Europe's most beautiful cities. These are just a few of the travels' that Ami has experienced around the world.

Running has become a central part of Amis' life, as he has recently completed the half marathon runs in both Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.

Above all, his love and passion to the land of Israel is felt as he brings the history of the country to life.

Ami is a graduate of Bar Ilan University with a BA in Psychology.