Explore our IsraelNow
Cleveland trip

IsraelNow 2024-2025 Registration is now open!

 

Trip Date:
March 23-31, 2025*
*Dates are subject to change

Set flight on a truly rewarding journey with IsraelNow. Our trips let Jewish eighth graders from Cleveland experience Israel in a fun, guided, and educational way. From making new memories with new friends to exploring must-see destinations, IsraelNow trips are a gift you will cherish forever. 

Travel to Israel has never been more important!

We recognize that the situation in Israel is constantly changing and want to be transparent about how we are planning our upcoming trips. We hope that these FAQs help you to understand our approach.

Is it Safe to Visit Israel?

Is it Safe to Visit Israel?

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How will this trip be different than previous IsraelNow trips?

How will this trip be different than previous IsraelNow trips?

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What if we can’t go to Israel?

What if we can’t go to Israel?

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How will I know what’s going on?

How will I know what’s going on?

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We want to hear from you! If you have any questions or want to schedule a one-on-one conversation,
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Get a taste of what to expect

IsraelNow trips are an amazing opportunity to learn about Israel’s rich culture and connect with its history. Each trip is brimming with immersive activities and captivating sights. Plus, we offer a Track Day where participants can tailor their trip to their own preferences.

HERITAGE

HERITAGE

Visit historical sites and museums and go on an archaeological dig.

CULTURE

CULTURE

Explore Jerusalem and Tel Aviv and the breadth of Israeli culture in both.

COMMUNITY

COMMUNITY

Make friends with Israelis and engage in social justice projects.

EXPLORE

EXPLORE

Trek through the Negev desert and swim in the Dead Sea.

IsraelNow Cleveland is a program of the IsraelNow Education Foundation and The Jewish Education Center of Cleveland and @akiva.

 

Frequently asked questions for Cleveland

Check out these top questions for Cleveland families and visit our IsraelNow FAQ page for more answers.

How much does IsraelNow Cleveland cost?
Are there further opportunities to reduce program fees?
What is the cancellation policy?
Are there any Pre-trip engagement opportunities?
What post-trip engagement opportunities are available to teens?
How can you explain IsraelNow Cleveland to your teen’s school?
Can I share with other Jewish friends in Cleveland?
How do I access forms to fill out?

Want to know more?

Please contact us by filling out the form below or reaching out to Lisa Goodman at lgoodman@jecc.org.