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Young Judaea Israel- To Israel Now
www.youngjudaea.org/yjbirthright

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New York, NY 10018

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Join a Young Judaea trip in December and January and get yourself To Israel Now!
 
Why choose Young Judaea?
·     Young Judaea focuses on the Israel that lies beyond the headlines. You’ll experience the art and culture of modern Israel while exploring the complex social and poltical issues facing its citizens.
·     Our sole focus is you. We make sure that your personal experience is what you want it to be. Young Judaea recognizes that each individual has his or her own path to connecting or re-connecting with Jewish life, and we strive to make everyone feel at home by providing an open environment in which to explore your own relationship with our collective heritage.
·     We offer you the opportunity to experience modern day Israel through interaction withIsrael's diverse people, senses, smells, tastes, sounds and textures.
·     Not only do Israel peers join you on every Young Judaea Birthright trip, they invite you into their homes to experience authentic home-cooked meals by their very own Jewish mother.
 
We invite you to join a Young Judaea Birthright trip. It’s more than just a tour of Israel: it’s a journey through generations with your own built-in community. Whether byascending the desertfortress of Masada at sunrise, exploring Israel’s most pressing social issues, or experiencing the nonstop nightlife in Tel Aviv, you will gain unparalleled accessto boththe ancient Israel you thought only existed in textbooks and themodern phenomenon whose challenges and accomplishments make news each and every day.Once you’ve gone on acamel trek through the desert with Bedouins, left a note in the ancient stones of the Western Wall  and learned about the agricultural marvels that are making the desert bloom today, you will leave feeling like you’ve been here all long.
 
Young Judaea is a nonprofit organization with a track record of more than 60 years of creating meaningful Israel programs. WE ARE THE ORIGINAL ISRAEL-PROGRAM PROVIDER.Since Israel’s inception, Young Judaea has been running trips, embedded with deep knowledge and experiences for young adults. 
 
This winter, we are very excited to offer you a new way to experience Birthright, through our Niche trip, “New Age Israel”.  This program emphasizes the sub-cultures of Israeli society and will provide a close look at Israel’s urban cities with an appreciation of art, indie/ethnic Israeli music, creativity and alternative medicine.
 
You only get one shot at your first Israel experience, so choose wisely! 
 
Join a Young Judaea trip this December and January, and get yourself To Israel Now!​

 

 
 
 

 

Vision Statement
 
Through peer leadership and education in an open and pluralistic environment, Young Judaea promotes mutual respect and understanding between diverse groups of Jews with an emphasis on the centrality of Israel to all Jewish life.
Believing that Israel is central to all Jewish life, our primary goal is to emphasize Jewish and Zionist education, building lasting connections with Israel.  Through educational activities, meeting with Israelis, and spending time in, Young Judaeans have a unique opportunity to form an intimate and lifelong relationship with Israel. Young Judaea is constantly engaged with the question: What does Zionism mean today?
 
 
Our Company/Organization
 
For over 100 years, Young Judaea has brought together thousands of Jewish youth from across the country and around the globe  – representing every religious, cultural and political persuasion – through a shared commitment to Jewish values, Jewish pride and a love of Israel.
What makes us special? We stand apart through our focus on education, leadership and social action; our pluralistic approach that promotes mutual respect and understanding between diverse groups of Jews; and our emphasis on the centrality of Israel to all Jewish life.
More than that, we are a family, an ever-growing community of past and present Young Judaeans who work together as Jewish leaders to make a difference at home and around the world…whether they are age 7 or 35! 
 
The Trip Staff Team
 
The staff on every Young Judaea Birthright trip is one of the most important components of a successful trip.  The staff includes a tour guide with a vast amount of experience and two North American staff members, who travel with the group and who bring their own enthusiasm and experience.
Rounding out the staff is our Medic/Security guard, who served in the IDF and has undergone intense training to ensure the safety of our participants.