Nachalah II – Experience Our Legacy


Sunday, January 15 – Sunday, January 22, 2023

Be part of a seven day, six night Israeli adventure. Travel stops include Ashkelon, the Negev, Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.

This mission is by invitation only.


Previous Nachalah Trip Highlights Included:

  • Exploring the Innovation Center at the Peres Center for Peace and Innovation
  • Taking the controls of an F-16 at a state-of-the-art flight simulator
  • Traveling to Ashkelon and explore initiatives and endeavors supported by your generous philanthropic contributions
  • Visiting the Gaza region and learn about the nation’s security issues
  • Rappelling down the face of the Ramon Crater
  • Visiting Mount Herzl and Yad Vashem
  • Experience Kabbalat Shabbat in Jerusalem


Trip Cost:

The Nachalah II Israeli experience will cost $2,000, not including your flight. To join this once-in-a-lifetime adventure, a $500 deposit (fully refundable until November 1) is due Friday, September 23. The remaining balance of $1,500 will be due November 15.

Transportation and Lodging details to follow soon.


Questions? Contact Jennifer Noparstak at jnoparstak@associated.org or 410-369-9259.

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

Stephen Knable and Eugene Poverni, Chairs, Nachalah II Young Men’s Mission to Israel
Jason A. Blavatt, Chair, Development
Dan Hirschhorn, Chair, Major Gifts
Ronald Attman & Elise Rubenstein, Co-Chairs, Leadership Gifts
Morris L. Garten, Chair, Community Campaign
Brett Cohen, Vice-Chair, Community Campaign
Beth H. Goldsmith, Chair of the Board
Marc B. Terrill, President

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