Explore IsraelNow
Northern New Jersey

 

Come join Jewish eighth graders from Northern New Jersey and embark on a journey to remember. You’ll explore must-see spots in Israel, dive into immersive, educational experiences and make life-long connections. Your IsraelNow trip awaits!

Get a taste of what to expect

IsraelNow trips are packed with different opportunities to get immersed in Jewish culture and history and connect with Israelis and the land.

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.

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Find the latest IsraelNow trip, info session and orientation dates for Northern New Jersey.

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Events

IsraelNow Northern New Jersey is a program of the IsraelNow Education Foundation and the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey.

 

Frequently asked questions for Northern New Jersey

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

How much does IsraelNow Northern New Jersey cost?
Are there further opportunities to reduce program fees?
What is the cancellation policy?
How can you explain IsraelNow Northern New Jersey to your teen’s school?
What post-trip engagement opportunities are available to teens?
How do I access forms to fill out?

IsraelNow Northern New Jersey Staff

Linda Heller, Community Coordinator, IsraelNow Northern New Jersey

Linda Heller is excited to be continuing as the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey’s Community Coordinator for IsraelNow Northern New Jersey. Working with teens is a passion of Linda’s and she has done that for almost 20 years in a variety of Jewish and non-Jewish settings.  Linda grew up in Bergen County and received a BS from Montclair State University, and an MS from the City University of New York. When not traveling to Israel, Linda loves to run with an all-woman’s local running group, bake for friends and family, and play with her twin boys.

Here are some of Linda’s IsraelNow highlights:

Favorite stop on the itinerary- Beit Guvrin Archaeological Dig

Favorite Snack- Chocolate rugalach from Marzipan

Something you will always find in Linda’s Suitcase- An extra fleece jacket

Contact us

Please fill out the form below to get in touch with the IsraelNow Northern New Jersey Team.