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Greater MetroWest Solidarity Volunteer Mission to Israel

Date: Sunday, June 30 - Friday, July 5
Time: All Day

Travel to Israel for a transformative five-day journey where you will have the opportunity to meet the heroes and survivors of the October 7 attacks, learn about the challenges of life in Israel, and do meaningful volunteer work that will make a difference during these challenging times.

Cost*:

  • 4-star hotel accommodations at Dan Panorama: $3,650 per person (land only, based on double occupancy, $575 single supplement), due at registration.
  • 5-star hotel accommodations at Inbal: $3,975 per person (land only, based on double occupancy, $675 single supplement), due at registration.

Price includes all hotel accommodations, most meals, land transportation, armed security, tour guide, and gratuities. Travel insurance is required, if available.

Join us for a Zoom info session on Tuesday, May 28 from 7-8 p.m. Please contact Jill Pascol at [email protected] to register for the Zoom link.

Mission activities may include:

  • Volunteering daily (in a summer camp, packing food boxes, talking with injured soldiers).
  • Spending time in Ofakim, one our Greater MetroWest (GMW) partner communities that was attacked on October 7 and hearing first-hand experiences from survivors.
  • Visiting Kibbutz Erez, another GMW Partnership, to learn about life after October 7.
  • Bearing witness at the Nova Festival site.
  • Visiting Hostage Square in Tel Aviv (with hope that it will no longer be there).
  • Meeting with United Hatzala to see the work they do around the clock.
  • Talking with evacuees from the North of Israel.

Click here for a draft itinerary.

Register by May 30 to be part of this special mission.

We support and #StandWithIsrael as we continue to build a strong Jewish community here in NJ

This mission welcomes residents of Greater MetroWest NJ who make a minimum gift of $360, individually or as a family, to the 2025 UJA Annual Campaign. Your annual gift supports Federation’s lifesaving work around the globe and at home in New Jersey.

*$500 subsidy may be available if this is your first trip to Israel and/or with Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ. Options to upgrade accommodations  and extend your stay are available.

Minimum group of 10 participants required.

Questions? Contact Sarah Diamond at [email protected].

Building an inclusive community is a priority. Please email [email protected] to let us know if you require an accommodation to meaningfully participate in an event. One of our Federation professionals will reach out to you to learn more.

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