* Take a behind the scenes tour of a Sports TV Studio* Meet some of Israel’s modern day heroes and greatest athletes * Sign a Lifetime contract with one of the clubs as a Special Ambassador * Experience other sports being played in Israel from Handball to Volleyball and everything in between * Learn about the State of Israel through the lens of Israeli Sports * See sports as a tool to improve Israeli society, including visits to athletic programs for at-risk youth, special needs children, immigrants and refugees
Among the thousands of college students who flock to Israel each year for study or travel, many are looking for a reason to be Jewish. But it isn’t easy to tap into Israel’s vast world of Jewish learning. It isn’t easy for a student from New York or Philadelphia to look beyond the stones of the Western Wall and sense their history.
UJA offers trips year-round to fantastic destinations – including many you wouldn’t expect. Join a local Jewish community for Shabbat dinner in Havana, Amsterdam, or Mumbai; experience the vibrancy of Israel and other breathtaking destinations in the Middle East, including Jordan and Egypt; form lasting friendships over drinks in Moscow, in the mountains of the Balkans, or in the warm night air of South Africa. Get in touch with your Jewish philanthropy by learning from experts on the ground: local rabbis, foreign dignitaries, aid workers. Explore new communities with a freedom of access that only UJA’s resources can provide. Make lifelong friends as you discover a new country and open new doors in your relationships. Traveling with UJA means becoming a more active member of the global community.
IMAGINE THE MOST INCREDIBLE SUMMER OF YOUR LIFE. Hike, climb, discover, and explore with new friends from across the continent. Return home with endless personal accomplishments, meaningful memories and stories you’ll never forget. Choose from five different trips, including a meaningful Poland journey, the classic Israel tour, a trip through the lens of gender identity, LGBTQ+, and allyship, and a trip through the lens of science and technology. Head to our site to learn more about our North American trips that bring teens from across the U.S. and Canada together. This summer, Yallah! Israel is offering four unique trips, including a meaningful Poland journey, the classic Israel tour, a trip with an eco and social justice lens, and a trip through the lens of science and technology.
FIDF missions are unlike any other. You will journey through history, society, and culture, taking in the iconic highlights of each destination, while gaining a unique perspective from those who are willing to sacrifice their lives to protect those very landmarks. You will delve into an unforgettable educational experience, led by inspiring mission leaders, marked by spirited conversations, and shared with newfound friends. The friendships are forever, the experience is everlasting.