Rabbi Booth’s trips to Israel
The highlight of our Israel program is Rabbi Booth’s multi-generational trips to Israel. Rabbi Booth plans and leads innovative, eye-opening tours of Israel that introduce participants to the inspiring scenes in our ancient homeland and the most up-to-date current events as they evolve in front of us. Stay tuned for information about the next trip.
Other Adult Tours (through USCJ)
CAARI (Canadian American Active Retirees in Israel) offers an in-depth view of Israel for active seniors by providing the opportunity to experience local culture and connect with Israel’s vibrant people. The CAARI Program includes tours, community service, and speakers’ forums. Next tour: January 12, 2015. caarivolunteers.com/
- Hadassah in Israel http://www.hadassahtravel.org/ Adult tours to Israel and the Jewish World “to enlighten your mind, rejuvenate your spirit, and touch your soul”; Family tours with something for every age; and Customized tours, including special missions, guided by Da’at Educational Expeditions
- Mercaz Israel http://www.mercazusa.org/trips.html The Zionist Organization of the Conservative Movement, Mercaz USA links Jewish communities throughout the Diaspora with Israel through tourism, Jewish education, Hebrew language study, “people-to-people” partnerships, short-and long-term Israel programs and Aliyah.
- Israel Ministry of Tourism goisrael.com Tips for planning your trip, important information about Israel, tour guides, and suggested itineraries – art and culture, food and wine, geography and nature, history and archeology, business and technology, health and environment tours as well as current attractions and adventures, events and news, festivals and conferences.
Youth and Young Adult Programs in Israel
Nativ Gap Year Program http://www.nativ.org/, an academic year program (September to May) dedicated to creating and inspiring the conservative Jewish leaders of tomorrow.
The Nativ year offers its participants two distinct components: studying in Jerusalem and volunteering in various areas of Israel. Students live at Beit Nativ in the Fuchsberg Center, Jerusalem, during the fall semester to study in one of three different settings – Hebrew University, the Conservative Yeshiva, or Ulpan and Community Service. In the spring semester, Nativers live in agricultural Kfar Hasidim Youth Village, the town of Yerucham in the Negev, or Karmiel in the Carmel Mountains north of Haifa while traveling the country.
- Young Judea youngjudaea.org/ offers an array of Israel programs, including several exciting Teen Summer Programs, gap-year programs, volunteer and internship opportunities for college students and young professionals, and Taglit-Birthright trips.
Masa Israel Journey www.masaisrael.org offers Jewish young adults (18-30) over 200 study, internship, and volunteer opportunities all over Israel lasting between five and twelve months. Use their program finder to search a range of dates, locations, and types of programs relevant to you – Gap Year, Study Abroad, Internships, and Volunteering.
Click here for more information about Study Programs, Scholarships, and Internships in Israel.