Travel Opportunities

Israel & Europe:: RAJE :: Fall 2019

A gift of adventure, discovery and connection:

As a nation we depend on the youth of each generation to carry the torch of Jewish continuity. That is why the Jewish community is willing to gift talented young people with a unique opportunity to experience the adventure and essence of connection by exploring their Jewish identity and developing their own unique leadership potential.

The RAJE Leadership Fellowship

The Leadership Fellowship is an elite program, uniquely designed for Russian American Jewish students and young professionals.

Sedah::Schusterman Foundation:: September 2019

Reflect, renew, refresh at this year’s Rest and Renewal Elul Festival: An innovative way to approach the Jewish new year through connection with the land, traditions and community.

Tickets are very subsidised by the Schusterman Foundation at £50 for camping and £60 for sleeping in the dorms. The true cost of the event is £135 per person. If you feel you would like to pay more towards the tickets, this money will go to subsidise future events which are not grant funded for those that need it.

Jerusalem:: StudioAYO and FIG :: Sept19-21 2019

FIG & StudioAYO Present AWAKEN, a pre Rosh HaShana Retreat that will give you the opportunity to release, recharge and connect to yourself, to your soul and to the earth.

Our retreat is nestled in the foothills of Jerusalem in Ein Kerem, where living water springs flow and the peaceful ambiance of the forest kisses the fringe of the city. We will embody wisdom from within and find new grounded pathways of connecting as we harvest fruits of the heart from the last year, and sow seeds of consciousness into the new year.

Nepal :: Climb for Justice :: October 2019

Climb for Justice is a fundraising trek to Gokyo-Ri (5,360m), overlooking Mt. Everest (8,848m) and three other of the world’s highest peaks. Join a unique and spectacular climb, and challenge yourself for a more just and compassionate world.

London:: The One Young World Summit :: October 22nd-25th 2019

The annual One Young World Summit brings together the most talented young leaders from global and national companies, NGOs, universities and other forward-thinking organisations. Delegates meet and make lasting connections with peers from almost every industry, sector and country. No youth led movement outside of the Olympic Games represents as many nationalities as the One Young World Summit.

During the Summit delegates debate, formulate and share innovative solutions to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. They hear and are heard by world leaders acting as One Young World Counsellors. Past Counsellors include Justin Trudeau, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Mary Robinson, Bob Geldof, Kofi Annan, Sir Richard Branson, Emma Watson, Professor Muhammad Yunus, and Meghan Markle.

New Jersey :: The Shabbat Project :: November 15-17 2019

Shabbat retreat for the body and soul! Inspiration relevant presentations, delectable modern gourmet cuisine, spirited prayers, live music, awesome entertainment, zumba, international wine tasting, networking opportunities and more…

 

Berlin:: Moishe House :: November 15-17 2019

Join us in Berlin to learn and share everything you need to make this Hanukkah the best Hanukkah of your life! Together, we’ll learn the official story and the untold ones, the collective narrative and personal memories, the traditional rituals and the funky twists, the amazing foods and the exciting games. We’ll connect together with a beautiful Shabbat, learn with amazing Jewish educators and relax with other Moishe House people from across Europe. You will leave the retreat with a plan on how to create a great Hanukkah experience for you and your peers!

 

Senegal :: American Jewish World Service :: November 3 - 10, 2019

Each AJWS Study Tour is a unique opportunity to witness grassroots change up close and go well beyond the bounds of traditional tourism. These philanthropic adventures give current and prospective major donors the opportunity to see how their support is strengthening local activists and communities in their fight for human rights. Throughout each powerful tour, participants meet with AJWS grantee partners; hear from journalists, academics and elected officials who bring history and politics to life; and visit important cultural sites. AJWS Study Tours bring likeminded philanthropists together to explore how their support directly empowers people to stand up against injustice and build a more just world.

Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia:: Jewish Heritage Travel :: Aug 30-Sept 10 2020

Lithuanian Jews, also called Litvaks, were among the most influential scholars, energetic businessmen, and skilled professionals in Europe prior to World War II. In Lithuania, Jewish secular and religious institutions flourished. With more than 100 synagogues and some of the leading rabbinical schools of Europe, Vilnius was affectionately known as the Jerusalem of Lithuania. The YIVO Institute—the leading academic institution for the study of Yiddish language and literature—was founded in Vilnius, and the Gaon of Vilna was a world-renowned Talmudist and scholar.

Berlin :: AJC :: June 14-17, 2020

To mark the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, AJC Global Forum 2020 will take place in Berlin. Hear from European political leaders and decision-makers, visit historic sites, network with Jews from around the world, meet with diplomats from Germany and across the globe.

Sri Lanka :: Justifi :: Winter 2020

Justifi trips take you into the heart of the local culture; to the must see tourist sights and then off the beaten track to where no other tourists ever go. Meet locals from all walks of life, learn some of the local language, religion, customs, folktales and beliefs, taste the local food and see the bustling cities and breath-taking nature. Balance all this by gaining a real insight into the issues facing the country from some of the inspirational people working there to make a real change.

Various Locations :: Kahal: Your Jewish Home Abroad :: 2020

Wherever you’re traveling, whether it’s London or Lisbon, Paris or Prague, Shanghai or Sydney, KAHAL will connect you to immersive experiences in your local community or one nearby. Working with local Jewish students, families, organizations, and community leaders, KAHAL will set you up with exciting experiences.