Explore our IsraelNow
Rochester trip

 

Join Jewish eighth graders from all around Rochester and set flight on a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Every IsraelNow trip is a chance to make life-long connections, learn about your heritage and form a special bond with Israel. The adventure awaits!

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,
please click here!

Get a taste of what to expect

IsraelNow trips provide guided opportunities to immerse yourself in Israel’s rich culture and connect with the land. See what could be on the itinerary below, plus, a Track Day option that includes activities tailored to your 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.

Our calendar of events

Check out our info sessions for interested eighth graders and upcoming orientation dates for registered participants.

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Events

IsraelNow Rochester is a program of the IsraelNow Education Foundation and Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester.

 

Frequently asked questions for Rochester

Check out these top questions for Rochester families or visit our IsraelNow FAQ page for more answers.

How much does IsraelNow Rochester cost?
Are there further opportunities to reduce program fees?
What is the cancellation policy?
How to explain IsraelNow to your child’s school?
What post-trip engagement opportunities are available to teens?

Contact your trip organizer

Please contact us by filling out the form below or reaching out to Rachel Kest at rkest@jewishrochester.org.