BBYO Passport: Israel Journey

Washington, DC

Overview

Israel Journey is a well-balanced opportunity to explore the history, natural beauty, and modern culture of the Jewish Homeland. Journey from the Galilee in the north to the tropical Red Sea in the south. Experience a Shabbat in Jerusalem and tap into the innovative spirit of Tel Aviv.

Join teens from around the world on a once-in-a-lifetime summer in Israel. Israel Journey is a three-week cross-country experience from the Golan Heights in the north to the tropical Red Sea in the far southand everything in between. Along the way, we walk in the footsteps of Jewish history, experience the vibrancy of modern Israeli culture, and connect with Israels colorful society.

The program includes visits to all of Israels most important sites ancient Jerusalem, contemporary Tel Aviv, the Galilee, the Negev Desert. the Dead Sea and the heights of Masada. We also make time to experience Israels off-the-beaten-path charm -- enjoying a bonfire on the beach, taking part in an active archeological dig, sampling unique Middle Eastern cuisine, and participating in the re-birth of Israel by planting a tree in a new forest.

The Israel Journey experience is more than just a tour. It is also about discovering the meaning of contemporary Zionism, exploring our Jewish identity from an Israeli point of view, delving into the intricacies of Middle Eastern politics, and connecting to our Jewish soul through a series of meaningful community service and spiritual experiences. Join us on the journey.

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