Travel With JDC

Ethiopia and Israel

Ethiopia and Israel

-

JDC Ambassadors

More information: Rebecca Neuwirth, Director of JDC Ambassadors, at ambassadors@jdcny.org

Explore the fascinating ancient culture, history and current state of the Ethiopian Jewish community.

Visit Jewish heritage sites in a village and learn about Ethiopian traditions and history.  See JDC’s contemporary nonsectarian work – including a private meeting with Dr. Rick Hodes, JDC Medical Director, and speak about his lifesaving work with children suffering from life-threatening spine and heart conditions.  Journey to Israel and speak with Ethiopian Israelis about their story of immigration and integration, and learn how JDC has redefined global Jewish community.

Join JDC’s first multi-generational, thematic mission to meet the Ethiopian Jewish community.  We will travel through time to a Jewish village with a member of the community, explore JDC’s contemporary nonsectarian work in Ethiopia including building rural schools, village fresh water wells, and the awe inspiring medical work of Dr. Rick Hodes.

Seen through the lens of JDC’s unique century of contact with the Beta Yisrael community and now the Ethiopian Israeli community, this mission will engage a cadre of philanthropists in an interactive experience in Ethiopia and Israel which will inspire a deeper knowledge of and participation in JDC, Israel, and broaden our notion of "community."

Registration deadline: October 17, 2014

Costs person:
One Adult: $6,500
Two Adults sharing: $4,600
One Adult + One Child (11 years or older) sharing: $4,600
Two Adults + One Child sharing: $4,300
One Adult + Two Children sharing: $4,300
(covers in-country travel, flight between Ethiopia and Israel, unique visits, hotels, meals, and guides; does not include transatlantic flight)
Deposit: $1,000

Participation requires a meaningful gift to help JDC’s rescue, relief, and renewal programs around the world (minimum $10,000).

* All trips are subject to change.
**Priority for JDC Ambassadors trips are given to members of our Ambassadors Circle and Society.

For more details on this travel opportunity or for registration information, please contact: Rebecca Neuwirth, Director of JDC Ambassadors, at ambassadors@jdcny.org

X

An error occurred during your login.

X

JDC, Cookies, and Your Privacy

Cookies are small pieces of information sent by our web server for storage on your computer, to be retrieved when you return to this site. We use cookies to allow you faster, more convenient access, and to prevent you from being required to log in on every page of our sites.

For more information on JDC’s use of cookies, read our Privacy Policy.

X

An Error Occurred

X

Logging In With One of Your Social Web Site Logins

Instead of trying to remember a bunch of special username/password combinations to log in to different web sites that you visit, you can now link your account on this web site to your account on one (or more) of the social media web sites shown and log in with the same username/password combination that you use on that social web site to log in to our site.

To provide this connection in a secure manner, we use Gigya, a social network connection provider that works behind the scenes to make safe, secure connections between user accounts on different systems, such as popular social media web sites like Facebook and web sites like ours where you are actively involved in social issues and causes.

Each time you log in, Gigya uses special application programming interfaces (APIs) to establish the connection between the sites and validate your username and password. Neither our web site or Gigya receive or store your social network passwords.

In addition to reducing the number of logins you have to remember, connecting your accounts can make it quicker and easier to share an activity or cause you feel passionately about from our web site with your friends on your social web sites.

You can break the connection between your accounts at any time.