Striving to be active participants in the process of shaping both collective and individual Jewish identities, we offer our clients and partners a variety of programs and tours in Jewish Europe. These programs focus on examination and reflection of Jewish values, past, present and future. An educational, content-based visit to the historical landmarks of Jewish Europe makes for a transformative and inspiring experience for any Jewish traveler of any age.
Beginning a trip to Israel with days spent in Poland, Prague or any of our other European destinations is sure to add depth and meaning to an overall adventure through the Jewish pathways of ones identity…
These were made possible in part by a generous grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against German, Inc. Grant funds came from the reclaimed assets of German Jews who perished in the Holocaust, and are used to support programs that preserve the memory of the Jewish victims and educate future generations about the Shoah.
A trip in Poland serves as an educational voyage that explores tradition and modernity, unity and controversy, existence and destruction. The central focus of this program is learning of the Holocaust and the centrality of the mark it left on Jewish identity worldwide. Sites include the Jewish quarter in Krakow, Lublin, Warsaw – the greatest European Jewish center where graveyards tell of the rich and diverse Jewish lives whose traditions and stories were cut short. Also visited are the concentration camps and death camps of Plashow, Maidaneck, Treblinka, Auschwitz-Birkenau and the mass graves as well.
Holocaust education, visiting the camps, Jewish life pre-WW2
Berlin is one of the most exciting places in Europe. No other city epitomizes the New Europe of the 21st century with visions of European unity, global culture and civilization as it at the same time with its haunting ghosts of the painful 20th century. Needless to say, Jews and Jewish issues are, if not the heart, then very central to the history and the historical discourse contained in the city. Three days are hardly enough to do justice to everything there is to see and do. This program, designed for a Jewish audience, aims to deal with the most essential: To show the main tourist attractions, including the sites, architectural feats and artistic gems that abound in the city.
Join us as we explore a city where the Jewish community dates back to the fifteen hundreds and where the Gaon of Vilna and those who followed created a spiritual epicenter in the eighteen hundreds. A city from where the strength of the Jewish enlightenment movement originated in the nineteen hundreds and a city where the chovevei tzion, Hasidim and mitnagdim formed a lively and bustling community. Learn of the scars from the Holocaust and the Ghetto. Come and get to know the city and its surroundings, its diverse past and its fascinating present.
Jewish life, architecture, history, Jewish heritage
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