Travel

September 1, 2016

Turning 10 Days of Travel into Lifelong Friendships

NEXTGen Detroit’s Mifgash Program Reunites Israeli and American Birthright Alumni in Detroit

2015 Mission
January 29, 2016

Travels on a Federation Mission

Why go to Israel? Ask anyone who has been to Israel on a mission, a Birthright trip or a fact-finding exchange organized by the Detroit Federation. Most will tell you that their experience was eye-opening, inspiring – even life-changing.

The Israel Ride
January 4, 2016

The Israel Ride

Billed as “the ride of a lifetime,” the Israel Ride delivers as promised. According to Andrea (Andy) Roisman, a veteran traveler to Israel and the sole Detroit rider on the 7-day cycling tour this past October, pedaling 250 miles through the desert from Jerusalem to Eilat was a transformative Israel experience.

Group Upon Arrival in Central Square, Havana
July 1, 2015

Havdalah in Havana

Forget the cigars. For 12 Detroiters, Cuba's vibrant Jewish community will forever be what they remember about their trip.

May 1, 2015

The JCC of Krakow

As Jews around the world are discovering, a visit to Poland can be transformative.

Masha Shumatskaya fled Donetsk, Ukraine, in June 2014. (photo credit: JTA/Uriel Heilman)
May 1, 2015

Jewish Activism is Alive in Ukraine

When the daily shelling began to be too much to bear, Masha packed up her belongings and left her hometown.

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