Jewish Federations & Organizations

Since 1999, we at Israel Experts have been working with Federations and other Jewish organizations to create substantive and meaningful programs to engage the Jewish community. Our extensive experience working with Federation and Partnership2Gether communities, JCRCs, and other community groups of all sizes, gives us a deep understanding of community needs. The Israel Experts team thinks outside the box to package unforgettable programs that provide innovative adventures, while showcasing the positive impact that the North American Jewish communities have on Israeli society and landscape.

In all of its Federation missions, Israel Experts blends visits to traditional and less traditional sites with unique encounters (mifgashim). Here are just some of the specialized missions we offer:

  • Culinary adventure with food and wine tastings from Israel’s cultural mosaic Examination of contemporary issues in Israeli society, including high-level security briefings, visits to the Western Negev, and encounters with representatives from various segments of Israel’s Jewish community.
  • Cultural tour of Israel, with a focus on the country’s anthropological landscape, its art, literature, and food.
  • Start-up Nation tour, highlighting Israel’s role as a world leader in hi-tech, biotech, and environmental technologies.
  • Young Leadership Missions to help cultivate emerging lay leaders in the Federation

Israel Experts provides a full spectrum of services for your community’s needs. We work hard to ensure you have a hassle-free experience, so you can focus on community and identity building.

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Call us: 1-800-218-9851


Jack Hirsch
I just wanted to thank you for all the work that was done to pull off the recent CBI trip to Israel. It could not have been better. My group of 10 received life changing exposure to the country and people of Israel...  Thank you so much.
Elizabeth GoldbergMilwaukee Jewish Federation
Thank you so much for making our trip happens!  We could not have done it without your flexibility and willingness to partner with us in this…It was a pleasure working with you all and I hope we do it again soon!

For more information or to start planning a Trip for
your community or organization contact us!

Sample itinerary

Day 1: B'ruchim HaBa'im- Welcome to Israel

Arrival at Ben Gurion International Airport - You will be greeted by IsraelExperts Staff and your tour guide.
Special reception, Shehchiyanu and welcome dinner at the home of former Shlichah Rakefet Ginsberg and family.
Check into hotel.

Overnight: Jerusalem

Day 2: The Holiness of History and the History of Holiness

Begin the day at the Tayelet- the Haas Promenade, with its panoramic views of Jerusalem.
City of David.
Jewish Quarter.
Lunch on own.
Knesset.
Southern Walls-Davidson Center
Weinstein family Being arranged by Elizabeth Goldberg.
Kotel Tunnels night Tour.

Overnight: Jerusalem

Day 3: The Holiness of Memory

Lunch Machne Yehuda Shuk(on your own).
Shabbat preparation.
Candlelighting.
Options to go to local synagogues for Kabbalat Shabbat.
Shabbat Dinner- with 2 lone soldiers.
Kabbalat Shabbat.

Overnight: Jerusalem

Day 4: An Island in Time and Space

Shabbat Tefilot options:
Walking tour of Jerusalem neighborhoods.
Study Session- Jewish Pluralism.
Havdalah.
Free night in Jerusalem (Ben Yehuda St. or other)

Overnight: Jerusalem

Day 5: Partnership in Practice

Visit to JDC site.
TOUR at Kfar Tavor Winery.
Lunch- Alon Tavor School with P2K young leaders.
Mitzpe Adi.
P2K welcome.
Dinner- Home hospitality.

Overnight: Kibbutz Ma’agan Guesthouse

Day 6: Building and Sustaining- the Ongoing Mission This day will be spent with the P2K Sovev Kinneret Young Leaders

Kibbutz Deganya Aleph.
Visit MJDS' partner school ORT in Tiberias- meet the staff and students and witness the strong ties between the students and the school.
Dona Grazia museum.
LUNCH at PAGODA Restaurant.
Golan Heights tour.
Dinner.

Overnight: Kibbutz Ma’agan Guesthouse

Day 7: Voices of Leadership

Yad Vashem - with speaker.
Har Herzl.
Check out of hotel- Depart Jerusalem.
Volunteer Kenar School Tiberias.
Palmach Museum.
Kikar Rabin- short stop.
Lunch – on their own.
Nahalat Binyamin.
To hotel- check in.
Brad Burston Senior Editor of Haaretz Newspaper- Israel and the Media.

Free night Tel Aviv.

Overnight: Tel Aviv

Day 8: Peoplehood: Personal and Communal- Challenges and Opportunities

Yafo Tour- Tale of Two Cities.
Lunch- Dr. Shakshuka.
Free afternoon (Neve Tzedek).
Final dinner- Beni Hadayag.
Transfer to BGN airport.

Israel Incoming Tour Operators Association
Israel Ministry of Tourism
National Tour Association for travelers