Join a Young Judaea trip
in December and January and get yourself To Israel Now!
Why choose Young Judaea?
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.
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.
offer you the opportunity to experience modern day Israel through interaction
withIsrael's diverse people, senses, smells, tastes, sounds and textures.
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.
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
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
get one shot at your first Israel experience, so choose wisely!
Young Judaea trip this December and January, and get yourself
To Israel Now!
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.
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?
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.
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.