Alcohol Policy

Participants will be removed from the program for use or possession of alcohol in violation of the terms of this policy; there will be no tolerance for drunkenness and/or drunk or disorderly conduct. Failure to abide by the policy will result in immediate removal from the trip and forfeit of deposit​.

1. Drinking is not permitted on the flight to and from Israel.
2. Drinking is never permitted during program time or while on the bus.
3. Drinking is not permitted in participants or any hotel/guest house bedrooms.
4. Drinking is only permitted in locations that are authorized and designated for that purpose (e.g., pubs, hotel bar, etc.) with the Trip Organizers full knowledge and consent.
5. Purchase of any form of alcohol for later use outside the designated place is not permitted.
6. It is forbidden to buy or to be in possession of bottles or multiple cans of alcoholic drinks of any kind; from supermarkets, grocery stores, kiosks, duty free, or anywhere else.
7. Staff may not purchase alcohol for participants.
8. Participants may purchase a closed bottle of wine as a gift to bring home when visiting a winery with their group.
9. Purchasing alcohol in the hotel bar is only permitted if the Trip Organizer has personally approved such to the group’s educational staff.
10. In the evenings, before the visit to Yad Vashem (for educational reasons) and strenuous activities such as the climb up Massada (for health reasons), alcohol consumption will not be allowed.  Trip Organizers may add to this list at their discretion.
11. Outings to pubs and bars as a group activity is not permitted.
12. During ‘Leisure Nights’ participants may go to a bar and pub and drink responsibly within the parameters of the Taglit regulations. They may not purchase or be in possession of bottles of alcohol.
13. Soldiers participating in the program as part of Mifgashim may not drink any alcoholic drinks due to general I.D.F.'s instruction
14. Staff are not permitted to drink during the course of the 10 day trip.