inside jewish


in partnership with HUC

May 20-27, 2024

Exclusively open to students of Hebrew Union College, Inside Jewish Argentina is an opportunity to connect with and learn from these Jewish communities, immerse in local food and culture, and hike the Andes!


  • Soak up the natural scenery of the Andes on a hike overlooking Santiago and experience Buenos Aires’ famous sites – Plaza de Mayo, Recoleta Cemetery – and trendy neighborhoods such as Palermo, La Boca, and San Telmo.
  • Participate in dynamic conversations around the value of global Jewish responsibility Engage with Jewish institutions in Argentina and Chile and participate in exchanges with local community members and young professionals.
  • Learn about JDC’s critical interventions during and following the 2001 economic crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic in the areas of medical and welfare assistance, jobs training, elder care, and beyond.
  • Immerse in the local culture – dance tango and listen to cumbia, stroll through craft markets, drink Yerba Mate, enjoy asado a la parilla (BBQ), and more!

“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.”

– Dalai Lama


This Insider Trip is fully subsidized through the generous support of Jane and Stuart Weitzman.


Round-trip airfare from the United States to Argentina


Hotel accommodations

Site visits, briefings, tours, etc.

Medical and emergency evacuation insurance

Trip Dates

May 20-27, 2024

About JDC

JDC (the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee or “The Joint”) is the leading Jewish humanitarian organization, working in 70 countries to lift lives and strengthen communities. We rescue Jews in danger, provide aid to vulnerable Jews, develop innovative solutions to Israel’s most complex social challenges, cultivate a Jewish future, and lead the Jewish community’s response to crises. For over 100 years, our work has put the timeless Jewish value of mutual responsibility into action, making JDC essential to the survival of millions of people and the advancement of Jewish life across the globe. Learn more at

About HUC

Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) is the premier Jewish seminary in North America and the academic, spiritual, and professional leadership development center of Reform Judaism. HUC students and alumni are leading a Jewish renaissance in North America, Israel, and around the globe as leaders in synagogues, schools, Hillels, hospitals, camps, the military, and Jewish organizations worldwide. HUC campuses in Cincinnati, Jerusalem, Los Angeles, and New York are vital centers for educational and cultural outreach to those of all faiths and backgrounds.

COVID-19 Protocol

The safety and security of our participants is of the utmost importance. JDC Entwine will be following rules and regulations set forth by local government officials. Trip participants will agree to abide by all COVID protocols set forth by both governing bodies and JDC Entwine staff and partners. Travel always assumes some risks and participants are aware of the medical risks associated with travel. This trip is subject to COVID protocol updates, changes, and cancellation. For more information, see here.

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