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NextGen Women’s Mission to Paris

Date: Sunday, October 23 - Friday, October 28
Time: All Day

Did someone say Paris?! NextGen Women’s* #WillTravelForGood Mission takes flight October 23-28!

Cost: $4,200 per person, Land-only, based on double occupancy
$740 single occupancy supplement
Chairs: Alex Feinstein and Stefanie Gordon

Please note: You must be fully vaccinated, including booster, to participate in this Mission.

Highlights:

  • Experience the local Jewish community in Paris
  • Learn about its history and evolving narrative through private tours, encounters, and home hospitality
  • Meet with communal leaders and organizations combatting antisemitism, including SPCJ and JDC OSE
  • Explore the world of Parisian art, food, and fashion through cooking, and tour select galleries & a VIP fashion house
  • Enjoy leisure time in the City of Love

For more information, please contact Heidi Kuperman, Missions Director, at hkuperman@jfedgmw.org or (973) 929-3046.

*Minimum Gift: This mission welcomes women in their 30s and 40s who make a minimum gift of $1,000 to the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ 2023 UJA Annual Campaign.

TENTATIVE ITINERARY  (as of 4/06/22) 

DAY 1: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23On Y Va! Let’s Go! 

6:50 p.m. Depart Newark Airport for Paris via UA flight #57
Overnight Enroute

DAY 2: MONDAY, OCTOBER 24 — J’Arrive!  

7:45 a.m. Arrive at Charles de Gaulle Airport
Meet, assist and transfer to city center
9:30 a.m. City Overview including photo op at the Eiffel Tower
10:30 a.m. Arrive at Hotel de Ville (City Hall)
Tour and briefing by Patrick Klugman, Deputy Mayor of Paris (TBC)
11:30 a.m. Walking Tour of the Marais, the Jewish Quarter, including a meeting with a member of the Jewish community who grew up in Le Marais and was a ‘hidden child’ during WWII and a visit the Roman Byzantine style Tournelles Synagogue
2:00 p.m. Lunch at Loulou Restaurant
3:30 p.m. Depart for the Westin Hotel
Check in and relax
7:00 p.m. Welcome dinner at Balagan, hip and trendy Israeli restaurant near Place Vendôme with amazing French women from different parts of the Jewish community. (4 guests)
Overnight Westin Paris Vendôme

DAY 3: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25 — Fashion & Art

Breakfast at leisure in the hotel (included)
8:30 a.m. Briefing in a private room at the hotel by Robert Enjes, Executive Director of CRIF, the umbrella organization for Jewish France
9:45 a.m. Depart hotel for Sarcelles and see firsthand the work of the Jewish Agency in the periphery
11:00 a.m. Arrive at the Grand Synagogue of Sarcelles
Greetings by Rabbi Berros and overview by the Jewish Agency shaliach
11:45 a.m. Walk along Jerusalem Street with its many kosher eateries and pay tribute to the hypercachr terrorist victim
12:15 p.m. Lunch at Café Inoun with Tali Ochayon, Chief Executive Deputy of SPCJ (protection service for the French Jewish Community)
1:30 p.m. Continue to Otzr Hatorah Girls School, stopping at a memorial in memory of the Toulouse.
Meet with Rabbi Isvy, the principal and dialogue with the students
3:00 p.m. Depart for Paris
4:30 p.m. Arrive at the hotel. Free time to get ready for dinner
7:00 p.m. Depart for home hospitality (TBC)
Overnight Westin Paris Vendôme

DAY 4: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26 — The Ones Who Stay & The Ones Who Go 

Breakfast at leisure in the hotel (included)
8:30 a.m. Briefing in a private room at the hotel by Robert Enjes, Executive Director of CRIF, the umbrella organization for Jewish France
9:45 a.m. Depart hotel for Sarcelles and see firsthand the work of the Jewish Agency in the periphery
11:00 a.m. Arrive at the Grand Synagogue of Sarcelles
Greetings by Rabbi Berros and overview by the Jewish Agency shaliach
11:45 a.m. Walk along Jerusalem Street with its many kosher eateries and pay tribute to the hypercachr terrorist victim
12:15 p.m. Lunch at Café Inoun with Tali Ochayon, Chief Executive Deputy of SPCJ (protection service for the French Jewish Community)
1:30 p.m. Continue to Otzr Hatorah Girls School, stopping at a memorial in memory of the Toulouse.
Meet with Rabbi Isvy, the principal and dialogue with the students
3:00 p.m. Depart for Paris
4:30 p.m. Arrive at the hotel. Free time to get ready for dinner
7:00 p.m. Depart for home hospitality (TBC)
Overnight Westin Paris Vendôme

DAY 5: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27 

Breakfast at leisure in the hotel (included)
9:00 a.m. Depart the hotel
9:30 a.m. Visit the Secret Gardens of Montmartre with Dr. Kelly Spearman (TBC)
12:30 p.m. Explore the new wave of contemporary galleries and street art in the Belleville neighborhood with a local artist.
1:30p.m. Depart for hotel and lunch on own
Afternoon at leisure for browsing and shopping
6:30 p.m. Wine and Cheese Reception at Moishe House with its local residents
Summation at Moishe House
8:00 p.m. Farewell Dinner at a typical Parisian Restaurant
Overnight Westin Paris Vendôme

DAY 6: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28Au Revoir! 

Breakfast to go and hotel check out
6:15 a.m. Transfer to the airport
9:45 a.m. Depart Charles de Gaulle Airport via UA #56
11:45 a.m. Arrive at Newark Airport

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