Fuchsberg Jerusalem Center – 50th Anniversary Israel Mission

Return to Israel to celebrate 50 years of transformative study, prayer, and exploration at the Fuchsberg Jerusalem Center and twenty-five years of the Conservative Yeshiva. For half a century, FJC and the CY have been strengthening Jewish communities from North America and around the world. You can be FRONT AND CENTER with us this July, honoring our founders and creating our future with a group of leaders of the Conservative Movement. Whether it is your first or fiftieth trip to Israel, we have crafted a once-in-a-lifetime itinerary to inspire us all. We can’t wait to see you!

Pricing

We are pleased to present to you the itinerary and tour package for your Israel trip. These have been carefully crafted to provide an experience that is engaging, fun, uplifting, informative and inspirational for the participants. All of our tours adhere to the highest standards of professionalism and you can be sure to expect the friendly, warm & dedicated service that have endeared us to thousands of satisfied clients.

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Register

Registration is now open! Please click on the link to fill out the registration form. Upon clicking send, we will process your deposit and send you a confirmation e-mail within a couple of days to let you know you’re set to go!

To register, please click HERE!

FAQ's

We’ve carefully crafted a document that answers many frequently asked questions. Feel free to browse through or you can always be in touch with your Israel Maven representative – J.J. Jonah – at jj@IsraelMaven.com.

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Hotel

Inbal Hotel, Jerusalem

As one of Jerusalem’s finest, most luxurious hotels, The Inbal is ideally positioned as your ultimate gateway to explore Jerusalem’s authentic atmosphere, a pure reflection of the city in which it resides.  With service that always goes above and beyond what you expect – we promise that your visit will be unforgettable.

Monday
July 11, 2022
Day 1/7
Tuesday
July 12, 2022
Day 2/7
Wednesday
July 13, 2022
Day 3/7
Thursday
July 14, 2022
Day 4/7
Friday
July 15, 2022
Day 5/7
Shabbat
July 16, 2022
Day 6/7
Sunday
July 17, 2022
Day 7/7

● ARRIVAL AND KICK OFF


Welcome to Israel! Land at Ben Gurion Airport where you will be met by our Israel Maven and Fuchsberg representatives. Please keep your blue slip from Passport Control throughout the trip.


● Transfer to Jerusalem


● Check in to Inbal Hotel and with the assistance from our representatives


● Unpack, rest & relax


Opening Dinner at the Inbal Hotel, including overview of themes of trip; words of welcome; overview of FJC and the Masorti Movement; VIP speaker


Overnight: Inbal Hotel, Jerusalem

●  “FRONT AND CENTER” WITH THE FUCHSBERG JERUSALEM CENTER


● Morning Shacharit services at hotel


● Full Israeli breakfast at the hotel


● Building strong communities through dynamic leadership: Meetings and conversations of visionary and inspirational conversations with the next generation of Jewish leaders at the heart of FJC.


● Interact with Conservative Yeshiva students and participate in a class with one of the CY educators.


● Visit with President Herzog at his residence to discuss advancing the Conservative Jewish Mission in Israel.


● Lunch break (not included)


● Visit to the Knesset and meet with some of the advocates and law makers pertaining to widening Jewish pluralism in Israel.


● Theatrical tour in the picturesque neighborhoods of Nachlaot by Ariel Keren. An opportunity to get a feel of different Jewish origins and backgrounds in Jerusalem.


● Dinner on own in the Shuk. (not included)


Overnight: Inbal Hotel, Jerusalem

● LEGACY, VISION AND INNOVATION IN JEWISH TEXT AND TRADITION.


● Full Israeli breakfast at the hotel


● Travel to the Old City – Morning Shacharit at “Ezrat Yisrael” together with Masorti representatives.


● Travel to Tel Aviv


● Visit the ANU Museum – the renewed Diaspora Museum. ANU – Museum of the Jewish People has positioned itself as a cutting-edge museum and cultural center, whose contemporary relevance is unrivalled. Meet with the founder and chief curator of the Museum to hear about his vision with the renewal of the Museum.


● Lunch on own in Tel Aviv (not included)


● Afternoon:
Visit the Cymbalista Synagogue and Jewish Heritage Center! The Center was devised to house a synagogue and bridge the gap between religious and secular segments of Israeli society in an academic environment. Enjoy a special performance of contemporary artists and performers, creating new work inspired by Jewish texts and tradition.


● Return to Jerusalem for dinner experience of your choosing. Let us know if you need suggestions!


Overnight: Inbal Hotel, Jerusalem

● JERUSALEM OF  TRADITION, TRANSISION AND GOLD- WITH FJC FROM AND CENTER.


● Morning services at the hotel


● Full Israeli breakfast at the hotel


● Morning speaker- by a (DBT) scholarly overview of the hidden history of the Jerusalem . Together, we’ll consider how Jerusalem can be a global center for all denominations and religions.


● Visit Heichal Hasefer at the Israel Museum with FJC faculty. We will use the Dead Sea scrolls  to reconsider the roll of diversity in Jerusalem during the 2nd Temple Period.


● Visit the City Hall of Jerusalem for dialogue with urban planners about the future landscape of the city and FJC’s unique opportunities to grow as part of it.


Mayor of Jerusalem, Moshe Leon, who will share his vision of Jerusalem in the coming years.


● Lunch on Jaffa road – (not included).


● Visit with “Hamifal”/“the Factory”, an art community that turned an abandoned 19th Century building in the heart of Jerusalem into a shared platform for art and culture right down the street from FJC.


● 50th anniversary Gala dinner and Celebration!


Overnight: Inbal Hotel, Jerusalem

● BUILD YOUR OWN ISRAEL ADVENTURE.


● Full Israeli breakfast at the hotel


● Day on own

Tours can be provided with the requests of the participants through Israel Maven tours.


Wine and cheese reception at the Fuchsberg Jerusalem Center before Shabbat. Meet with USY Pilgrimage participants.


Inspirational Musical Kabbalat Shabbat with FJC’s Meshorerim Fellows, community members, leaders, guests and with USY pilgrimage participants (before Shabbat).


● Community drash of the Parsha message by FJC Scholar-in-Residence.


● Friday night- Maariv


● Festive Friday night dinner at the hotel with guest speaker and oneg.


Overnight: Inbal Hotel, Jerusalem

● SHABBAT IN JERUSALEM


● Full Israeli breakfast at hotel


● Morning Shabbat services at different synagogues. Options will be provided.


● Shabbat lunch NOT included in the package. People can reserve lunch at the hotel through Israel Maven.


● Afternoon: Shabbat walking tours of the neighborhood of Talbiyah and Rechavia.


● Musical Havdalah at the Yemin Moshe


● Evening at leisure & dinner on own

Option for people who would like to experience the Sound and light show at the Tower of David Museum. Advance registration required.


Overnight: Inbal Hotel, Jerusalem

● REFRAMING “FRONT AND CENTER:” WHERE WE’VE BEEN AND WHERE WE’RE HEADED.


● Morning services at the hotel


● Full Israeli breakfast at the hotel


● Summary of the Mission: Envisioning the next 50 years of the Fuchsberg Jerusalem Center.


● Check out of hotel


● Depart for Ben Gurion Airport.


L’hitraot!




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