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Winter 2024 Family Israel Trip


Temple Beth El of Northern Westchester
Winter Break Family Israel Trip

December 22-31, 2024

Join Rabbi Jaffe and your Temple Beth El friends and neighbors on this extraordinary trip for both explorers and deepeners. Celebrate Chanukah in the Promised Land, from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv to the Negev Desert.  We will also include opportunities for volunteerism and solidarity for those impacted by the toll of October 7th.  

Experiences Include:

  • Visit ancient Jerusalem (the Old City, City of David Excavations, Western Wall, Jewish Quarter, Church of the Holy Sepulchre) as well as modern Jerusalem (Machane Yehuda Open Air Market, Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum, Israel Museum, Har Hertzl National Monument)
  • Tour Masada, the Dead Sea and Ein Gedi biblical springs
  • Spend Shabbat in Jerusalem, and Chanukah in the land where the Maccabees once fought for freedom
  • Explore the Negev Desert and Ramon Crater, including rappelling, jeep tour, wine tasting, hiking and star gazing
  • Take in the Bustling Metropolis of Tel Aviv, City Center, Sarona Market, Old Jaffa, Nahalat Binyamin art market, and of course, the beach!
  • Spend time volunteering and directly interacting with those impacted by the events of October 7th
  • Meet with Palestinian representatives, as well as members of the Bedouin, Cochin and Ethiopian communities.

Total Cost of Land Package: $4,393 (for double occupancy)

Proposed Itinerary

Pricing Information

Form for Interested Participants

April 2024 Information Meeting Recording for December 2024 Trip

Wed, July 17 2024 11 Tammuz 5784