Temple Hillel B'nai Torah Family Trip to Israel with a Dual-Narrative Lens

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Seeing Israel, Doing Israel, Together in Israel.

Join Rabbi Barbara Penzner in her closing year at Temple Hillel B’nai Torah for an unforgettable trip to Israel.

We will be accompanied by two guides, one Israeli Jew and one Palestinian, trained by MEJDI Tours, who will provide different perspectives on the history and the places we visit..

Whether this is your first time in Israel or your fiftieth, you will discover new aspects of Israel and enjoy being with our HBT community.

  • See new and familiar sights using all our senses. 
  • We will go to Masada and the Dead Sea. 
  • We will enjoy the seaside cities of Tel Aviv, Yaffo, Caesarea, and Akko. And of course we will spend time in Jerusalem.
  • We will meet Israelis and Palestinians, including a visit to Bethlehem to see “the other side” of the wall.
  • We will also meet a group of teens in the only village of Palestinian citizens in Israel on the Mediterranean Coast..
  • Take in the cultures of Ethiopian, Mizrachi, and diverse Jewish communities as well as Palestinians citizens of ISrael..  

This will be an active tour for anyone from teens to tenacious retirees!

Additional fun family excursions are provided as options for individual families.

9 nights’ accommodation (double occupancy) at the following hotels or similar; Ruth Daniel Residence (Tel Aviv-Jaffa), Holiday Village (Kibbutz Mizra); Eyal Hotel (Jerusalem)
2 MEJDI-Trained Guide for 6 days
1 MEJDI-Trained Guide for 4 days
7 days of private bus transportation
Arrival & Departure Group Transfers
Meals listed in the itinerary: 9 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 5 Dinners
Bottled Water available on the bus daily
Entrances, sites, and honorariums for speakers
Customary tips for drivers, guides, hotel and wait staff
Dedicated pre-trip customer service and on-ground support
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International Airfare
Individual airport transfers (arrival and departure)
Single Supplement Costs = $695
1 Discounted Land Package (double occupancy) = $1,995
Any required COVID testing costs
Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
Anything not explicitly mentioned in the included section

All the trips we take are educational and geared towards cultural immersion, and that’s true of MEJDI. But none are so first hand and intentionally personal as the MEJDI tour guides are.

You come away hopeful because the tour guides can have such different backgrounds and experiences and opinions and still respect each other, And, they introduce you to groups that are working to spread that throughout the world.


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Do not book your flight until you receive the tour confirmation email from us. This tour requires a minimum number of travelers to run and we will send out the tour confirmation (and update this note on the webpage) as soon as we have met that number.


  • 26-27 Paying Participants – $3,550 Per Person

  • 24-25 Paying Participants – $3,650 Per Person

  • 22-23 Paying Participants – $3,750 Per Person

  • 20-21 Paying Participants – $3,895 Per Person

18-19 Paying Participants – $4,075 Per Person