Throughout the year, Union Temple sponsors out of town trips on Jewish themes. We’ve traveled to:
In 2016-17 we will travel to Baltimore, MD for our 5th Annual Getaway for a Jewish Heritage Tour. To see more and to register click here.
Temple members take trips to Israel, led by our Rabbi who adds a unique personal perspective, drawing on her own frequent travels there and association with the Shalom Hartman Institute. Trips are coordinated with Keshet: The Center for Educational Tourism in Israel which creates a personalized educational itinerary that is designed to deepen participants understanding of and connection to the people, land and culture of Israel. Trip are staffed by very knowledgeable Keshet Israel Tour educators and focus on historical, political and social themes in Israel.
Join Rabbis Linda and Stephen Goodman for an unforgettable experience
Together we will explore:
Jerusalem – eternal capital
Tel Aviv/Jaffa – the (other) city that never sleeps
Masada – desert fortress, heroic last stand
The Sea of Galilee – in the footsteps of Jesus
Giv’at Haviva, V’nislach – Palestinian-Jewish partnerships
Wadi Ara – conflicts of interests
The Jordan River – waters of peace
The Dead Sea to Mount Scopus – from the depths to the heights
The Golan Heights – the mountains, the water, the history, the neighbors
The Burma Road—saluting our congregant, Colonel David Marcus
Yad Vashem – Memorial to the Shoah
The Shalom Hartman Institute – center of transformative thinking and study
Sderot—life on the edge
And personal conversations – with Israelis and Palestinians, Jews and Christians, scholars and students….
Keshet: The Center for Educational Tourism
View the full itinerary here.
Please contact Rabbi Goodman for further information: 718-638-7600 Ext 2.
Registration and complete payment information can be viewed and downloaded here.