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Anyone who has participated on a peer trip to Israel before the age of 18 is now eligible for a second chance to see Israel through a different lens on a Taglit-Birthright Israel trip. Read more about this change on JCCA.org.

Announcing three new and exciting opportunities to travel to Israel with JCC Association and Taglit-Birthright Israel!

Summer 2014

JCC/Jewish Communal Professionals (ages 22–29)

In an unprecedented decision by Taglit-Birthright Israel, we received permission to offer this trip to eligible participants up to the age of 29, an increase from the standard 26.

JCC Maccabi Games® & ArtsFest® Alumni (ages 18–26)


Winter 2015

JCC Camp Staff (ages 18–26)

Why travel to Israel with us?

JCC Association is committed to creating a quality personalized Israel journey. Our experience with Israel education will ensure that participants have a window into the real Israel, not the one that so many tourists see. This is a great opportunity to share experiences with young Israelis as well as with your peers, with the added advantage of programming and discussions relevant to JCCs and your community.

General Registration*

Registration will open Wednesday, February 19 at 10:00 a.m. EST

You can register on our partner, Routes travel – Amazing Israel's website www.amazingisrael.com. For more information please go to www.amazingisrael.com, call  1-800-606-0416 or e-mail amazingisrael@routestravel.com.

*Registration for winter 2015 will open in the fall


JCC Boarding Pass

JCC Boarding Pass, JCC Association’s travel program, designs specific trips for JCC members, based on their interests. You can spend days exploring Israel’s vibrant art scene, or you can eat your way through the variety of cuisines that contribute to Israel’s new foodie culture. Israel has one of the most diverse environments in the world and is a leader in green technology. Find out more on your customized natural-wonder journey. Learn what’s really behind the sound bites you hear on cable news.

Boarding Pass Photos

These JCCs will be visiting Israel, contact them if you are interested in participating or would like more information:

Washington, D.C. Jewish Community Center and JCC of North Virginia and JCC of Greater Washington and JCC of Greater Baltimore, January 2014
Women's Trip
Email the trip coordinator

Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit, January 2014
Kindness Trip
Email the trip coordinator

I.J. & Jeanné Wagner Jewish Community Center of Salt Lake City, February 2014
Adult Program
Email the trip coordinator

MetroWest Jewish Community Center of West Orange, April 2014/May 2014
Adult Program
Email the trip coordinator

Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center of Miami, April 2014/May 2014
Flavors of Israel
Email the trip coordinator

JCC of Greater Palm Beaches, April 2014/May 2014
Food, Wine, Culture, and Film
Email the trip coordinator

Springfield Jewish Community Center, May 2014
Cycling Trip
Email the trip coordinator

Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine, May 2014
Adult Progam
Email the trip coordinator

Continental Trip- Open to all, June 2014
LGBTQ Continental
Email the trip coordinator
Read the Press Release

JCC of Central New Jersey, June 2014
Israel through Communities
Email the trip coordinator


Contact Tovah Grafstein in the JCC Association Israel Office for more information about these trips.


Phone: 011-972-2-625-1265

E-Mail: tovah@jcca.org


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