* Listings with an asterisk are part of the JUF/JF partnership of agencies serving the Chicago and worldwide Jewish community.

Ta’am Yisrael: A Taste of Israel - Eighth Grade Israel Experience *

Jewish United Fund
30 S. Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-673-3485
Email: taamyisrael@cfje.org
Web: http://www.juf.org/cfje
Contact: Jennifer George, Ta’am Yisrael Program Manager

A yearly Israel experience sponsored by the Jewish United Fund. The trip is for eighth grade students from around Chicago, highlighted by visits to Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Masada, the Dead Sea, and more. A special track day includes immersive experiences in politics, high-tech, sports, environment, fine arts, and culinary arts. Pre-trip preparation, engagement with Israeli peers while in Israel, and post-trip follow up are all part of the experience.

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