USY Poland Seminar for Adults

July 4-11, 2017

Since 1986, USY has taken thousands of teens to Poland on the Israel Pilgrimage/Poland Seminar and Eastern Europe/Israel Pilgrimage.

Now, parents, alumni, and other interested adults have the opportunity to share in the unique experience of spending a week in Poland with USY.

USY’s Poland Seminar for Adults will be guided by Jules A. Gutin, former International USY Director, founder of the USY Israel Pilgrimage/Poland Seminar, and Tour Educator for this summer’s USY trips to Poland.

Additional information about this unique experience is available here.



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  • Tours through the cities of Warsaw, Krakow, Lublin, and Lodz, as well as smaller towns along the route
  • Visits to Concentration Camp sites in Majdanek, Auschwitz/Birkenau, and Treblinka
  • Visits to synagogues and other Jewish Historical sites from the middle ages through the 20th century

Our trip include

  • Accommodation in 3 and 4 stars hotels
  • 3  Kosher meals a day
  • Onsite logistics managers
  • Headsets
  • Entrance fees
  • Touring in a luxury, air-conditioned bus

About us

The trip will be led by Jules Gutin who served as the International Director of USY for twenty-two years, and as a member of the USY staff for over 20 years before becoming Director. He was instrumental in creating the USY Israel Pilgrimage/Poland Seminar in 1986 and has been guiding groups of teens, college students and adults there for over thirty years


“It was the most memorable , most moving , most difficult and most uplifting journey I’ve had in a long time. ”



- L.S., Brooklyn , NY

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