Israel Programs and Trips
John Rothmann in conversation with Ephraim Margolin
Sunday, March 11 9:30 – 11:00 am
Main Sanctuary Foyer
Local attorney, activist, and scholar Ephraim Margolin will speak about the various expressions of Zionism: from biblical to political, from cultural to modern religious, from spiritual to nationalist.
Tuesday, May 8 7:00 – 9:00pm
JRCS Invest in Peace Panel Discussion
Invest in Peace is a project of the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) and is a coalition of change makers who support the self-determination of Israelis and Palestinians and are dedicated to championing efforts on the ground that move these communities toward a shared future.
Two of Invest in Peace’s featured Peacemaker Organizations, Ultimate Peace and Middle East Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow (MEET) will discuss their ventures. The panel will be moderated by Karen Stiller, Director of JCRC’s Middle East Project.
David Barkan is the Camp Director of Ultimate Peace. Ultimate Peace brings Israeli and Palestinian youth together through Ultimate Frisbee, without referees, in order to get to know each other’s communities and perspectives.
Etai Freedman is the Development Director of MEET. MEET (Middle East Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow) brings together young Israeli and Palestinian leaders to create positive change through technology and entrepreneurship, in partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
The Israel Action Committee at Temple Emanu-El works to increase the congregation’s engagement with the state of Israel through education, celebration, and involvement. Questions? Interested in learning more or joining us for our next committee meeting? Contact Director of Adolescent and Adult Education, Ariana Estoque, at (415) 751-2541 x307 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 26 – July 7, 2018
Trip will be led by Rabbi Ryan Bauer.
Highlights of the trip include guided tour of Neot Kedumim, the Biblical Nature Reserve, hiking up Masada in time for sunrise, floating in the Dead Sea, traveling along the Jordan River Valley to the Upper Galilee, visit the Christian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem, including Via Dolorosa and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, take part in an archaeological dig at the Beit Guvrin Caves, ascend the Roman camp to Masada, take a jeep tour off-road up the Golan Heights, enjoy rafting down the Jordan river, and so much more!
To ask any questions, please call Arza World at 888-811-2812 x 1, open Monday – Friday, 9:00 – 5:30 pm, Eastern Time.
Participants can register in the following ways:
1. Over the phone by calling our Customer Service Center at 888-811-2812 x 1, open Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time
2. Online by visiting www.arzaworld.com. On the top right hand side of our homepage there is a search box to find the trip. Press the following link to view the trip’s website, our itinerary, and to register! Once on the trip’s website, click the “Register Now” button to finalize the booking online.
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