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Adult and Family Trips

The Israel Center can help adults and families go on an organized trip to Israel!

Local synagogues often plan and organize trips for adults and/or families throughout the year. Additionally, Jewish Federation of St. Louis organizes a variety of experiences for special cohorts. Some of these are St. Louis-based trips and some are in partnership with Jewish Federations of North America.

Synagogue Trips     JFed Missions

Synagogue Trips


Local synagogues often plan and organize trips for adults and/or families throughout the year.

Explore Israel with United Hebrew Congregation: July 22-August 3, 2020
Leader is Rabbi Brigitte Rosenberg (brosenberg@unitedhebrew.org). View the itinerary and travel information here. Contact Rabbi Brigitte Rosenberg if you have specific questions.

B’nai Amoona Adult Israel Encounter: December 6-17, 2020
With Rabbi Carnie Shalom Rose and Keshet: The Center for Educational Tourism. Contact Amy Maupin to reserve your spot at 314-576-9990 ext. 131 or amy@bnaiamoona.com.

Beyond Borders Israel Trip with Central Reform Congregation: June 27-July7, 2020
View the itinerary and travel information at CentralReform.org/IsraelTrip.

JFed Missions


Jewish Federation of St. Louis organizes a variety of experiences for special cohorts. Some of these are St. Louis-based trips and some are in partnership with Jewish Federations of North America.

 

Upcoming Trips

 

European Heritage Experience
June 28-July 9, 2020

Join chairs Debbie and Kent Hirschfelder as they tour iconic spots across Europe such as Oscar Schindler’s Factory, the Krakow Cultural Jewish Festival, Auschwitz, the Brandenburg Gate, and much more. Learn more and register here.

 

 

 

Previous Trips

 

Interfaith Couples Mission to Israel
May 12-21, 2019

Jewish community members and their spouses/partners who identify as an interfaith couple are invited to travel to Israel as part of a special cohort. Create community with your fellow participants as you learn from each other and navigate what it means to be an interfaith couple in St. Louis. This trip is designed to engage couples with Israel and understand the importance of the land, culture, people and economy from the perspective of each other’s faith. Supported by the Jewish Federation of St. Louis and the generosity of Stuart and Susie Zimmerman, this highly subsidized trip is open to eight couples. The land cost is fully subsidized. There is an optional group flight available for $995.00 per person. Applications are due November 9. Click here to learn more.

 
LGBTQ Mission to Israel
 June 6-13, 2019

Like in America, the LGBTQ community in Israel is actively seeking equality and acceptance. Explore Israel through a unique LGBTQ lens at this historic moment in time. Experience Israel’s thriving, vibrant LGBTQ community against the complex cultural backdrop of the country. Witness the energy, tradition, and love as you travel with our Federation family. 

Mission Co-Chairs: Lee Jason Goldberg of UJA-Federation of New York and Michael Bauer of the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago

 

Show Me Israel
October 27-November 4, 2019

Participate in one of four unique, customized tracks, and see Israel through your preferred lens. Our tracks include: A Culinary Taste, Hi-Tech & Innovation, Politics & History, and Arts & Culture. NEW this year! Stay on the same track the entire mission or switch between tracks. Everyone is welcome – couples, singles, friends, and parents with adult children. Learn more at JFedSTL.org/Show-Me-Israel.