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Milestone Mission to Israel


April 16, 2023 April 23, 2023

$5500

Celebrate Israel’s 75th and The Associated’s 100th birthdays in Israel! Travel the country on themed tracks, hear from thought leaders and political experts and celebrate at private events. We will also experience first-hand what The Associated is doing to help our partner city Ashkelon as well as Jews throughout Israel. Just sit back and relax because all day-to-day activities, travel logistics, accommodations, and most meals will be planned for you. All 18+ welcome.

You may extend your journey to include the celebration of Israel’s Independence Day with Jewish communities throughout North America at JFNA’s General Assembly April 24 – 26, 2023 – ask us for more details.

For more information contact Michelle Ostroff at mostroff@associated.org.

Themed Tracks Include:
Exploring Our Homeland
Outdoor Adventure
Food, Wine & Culture
Inspired Innovation and Business

$500 deposit holds your spot – fully refundable up until December 31, 2022. Payment due in full January 6, 2023.

COST (Land Only)

  • $5,500 per person in a double room*
  • $2,200 single supplement*
  • $1,000 subsidy available for participants under 45 years old, who have never traveled on a subsidized Associated mission
  • All participants will be asked to make a capacity gift to support The Associated’s Annual Campaign

A minimum gift of $613 per household to the Annual Campaign is required.

*Pricing with a deposit made before December 31. Beginning January 1, cost increases to $5,750 per person (double occupancy), $2,300 single supplement.

Included:

  • Double or Single Room at Five-Star Hotels (3 nights in Tel Aviv, 2 nights in the Galilee, 2 nights in Jerusalem with late checkout)
  • Tour guides
  • Celebration Events
  • Luxury bus stocked with snacks and beverages
  • Full Israeli buffet breakfast daily
  • Six dinners
  • Three lunches
  • All activity and entrance fees
  • Gratuities for guides and drivers

Subsidies available for individuals under age 45. For more information contact Michelle Ostroff at mostroff@associated.org.

*Jewish Federations of North America – General Assembly

HIGHLIGHTS (subject to change)

  • Opening Night Party in Jaffa
  • Visit the renovated ANU – Museum of the Jewish People (formerly Diaspora Museum)
  • Take a sailing excursion in Tel Aviv
  • Meet venture capitalists influencing business in Israel and around the world
  • Take your turn at the controls of an F-16 with the Israeli Air Force
  • Experience a behind the scenes tour of Sammy Ofer Stadium in Haifa
  • Visit the underground Rambam Hospital
  • Learn about saving lives along the Syrian border through IDF’s Operation Good Neighbor
  • Taste authentic olive oil straight from the press and organic wines from the Galilee
  • Meet with Strategic Intelligence Analyst Avi Melamed to understand current affairs
  • Connect with the people and places we support in our partner city Ashkelon
  • Learn about our life saving work through organizations like Amigour and Susan’s House
  • Welcome Shabbat in Jerusalem’s Old City as one community

FEATURED SPEAKERS (subject to change)

  • Yossi Klein Halevi
  • Col. (Res.) Dr. Dani Tirza
  • Rabbi Daniel Gordis
  • Lt. Col. (Res.) Sarit Zehavi
  • Major General (ret.) Doron Almog – Chair of the Jewish Agency for Israel
  • Member of Knesset (TBA)


Keeping in mind the health and safety of our guests and staff members, The Associated will continue to monitor the safety practices and protocols, recommended by the venue, local, state and CDC guidelines at the time of the event. All guests attending events, meetings and programs are highly encouraged to be fully vaccinated, wear masks when not actively eating or drinking, and to practice social distance. If you or anyone in your family is not feeling well, please refrain from attending.

*Precautions are subject to change to be in line with health guidelines and local Covid-19 data.

In keeping with our Jewish values, The Associated supports a thriving Baltimore that celebrates diversity and appreciates the unique combination of gender, race, age, religion and ethnicity, sexual orientation, cognitive and physical disabilities and special qualities that each resident adds to the fabric of life in Baltimore. We welcome everyone interested in our mission to join us. If you require accommodations, please contact us, and we will make every effort to meet your needs.

Associated Leadership


Linda & Steven Hurwitz, Chairs
Linda & Michael Elman, Buffy & Will Minkin, Randi & Harel Turkel, Co-Chairs
Yehuda Neuberger, Chair of the Board
Marc B. Terrill, President

Corporate Sponsors


Capital Funding Group • Len Stoler Automotive • MileOne Autogroup • Trius Lending Partners

BGE • Brown Advisory • MedStar Health • Miles & Stockbridge • M&T Bank • PNC Bank • PSA Insurance & Financial Services • Truist

Advance Business Systems • American Office • Eastern Savings Bank • Howard Bank • Merritt Properties • RBC Wealth Management • Residential Title & Escrow Company • Schoenfeld Insurance Associates • ShopRite • SOS Technology • T. Rowe Price • Venable LLP • WesBanco

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