Travel With JDC

Romania and Bulgaria

Bucharest, Romania

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JDC Ambassadors

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

Meet Jews who are reclaiming and strengthening their Jewish identity and traditions while overcoming economic hardship.

Hear from a new generation of Jewish community leaders about the struggles and innovations in Southeastern Europe today. Explore the changing scene in Bucharest and Sofia and engage in Jewish activities with local community members. 

Romania, once home to thriving Jewish life, saw mass murders during the Holocaust and emigration to Israel following.  Bulgaria’s Jewish community was largely spared during World War II.  Both communities, though small, are proud of their heritage, and eager to rebuild life today.  Economic pressures in the region are intense, and JDC is offering life saving support.
Registration deadline: May 30, 2014

Costs:
$2,800 per person double occupancy
$3,400 per person single occupancy
(covers ground transportation, unique visits, hotels, meals, and guides; does not include cost of airfare between Bucharest and Sofia; 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.

* 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

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