Encountering All Israelis

03/18 - 03/19

Encounters with Israelis from all backgraounds, including our partnership region of Afula and the Gilboa, a home meal in a Druze village, and a meal in an Ethiopian Absorption Center

Feasting on Falafel and Israeli Cuisine

03/18 - 03/19

Falafel at Golani Falafel in Afula and tasting tour of the Carmel Market in Tel Aviv, just to name a few highlights.

Israel in the Spring Mission Pricing

03/08 - 03/18

Make this the year you visit Israel!​ Pricing is $5,750 pp/double occupancy; Single supplement is $1350. Prices include:

  1. R/T airfare

  2. Four- and five-star hotels

  3. All breakfasts, 8 lunches, 6 dinners

  4. Tips for porterage at hotels and meals

Pricing does not include transportation to and from U.S. airport, tips to the driver or travel insurance​




03/18 - 03/19

Visits to important Israeli archaeological sites including Caesarea, Acre (Akko), Beit She'an, and the Western and Southern Walls of the Temple Mount

Visiting Masada and the Dead Sea

03/18 - 03/19

Visiting Masada, and weather-permitting, swimming in the Dead Sea.

Optional Eilat / Wadi Rum/ Petra Extension

03/19 - 03/22

Extend your trip! Prices include:

  1. Eilat/Wadi Rum/Petra (overnight Wadi Rum) is $1,499 pp double occupancy. Single occupancy is $275

  2. Eilat w/day trip to Petra is $1,100, single supplement is $200

  3. Eilat Only is $750, single supplement $150

Transfer fees, guide and horse boy tips in Jordan are not included and must be paid in cash at the border.​

Curated Visits at Must-See Museums

03/18 - 03/19

Curated visits to the Israel and Tel Aviv museums, Kibbutz Ein Harod Museum, Yad V'Shem, Israel's Museum and Monument to the Holocaust

Expect a Surprise or Two!

03/18 - 03/19

Israel itself holds surprises behind every corner but in addition, JFEC is planning a surprise or two!

Questions? Concerns?

03/08 - 03/18

Interested to make this your first trip to Israel or to visit again? 

Contact JFEC's Executive Director Carin Savel at (860) 442-8062 or

Carin will be happy to answer any questions and/or concerns regarding the itinerary, pricing, optional extension. 

Please check back here; as more information becomes available, it will be posted. 

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The Jewish Federation of Eastern Connecticut (JFEC) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation that supports humanitarian, social service and educational efforts in Eastern CT, Israel and worldwide. Locally, we provide direct services to seniors, adults and youth through a variety of programs and activities, and we provide a living bridge to Israel through our Partnership programs.

A lay Board of Directors and officers governs the Federation.

The JFEC is a member agency of the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut.

(860) 442-8062


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New London, CT 06320

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