November 11-18, 2024

Join JDC Entwine on a once-in-a-lifetime experience in Israel. Engage with the diverse segments of Israeli society and explore the rich history of the region. In a post October 7 world, learn about JDC’s unique role in providing social services to all walks of life.

Please note: Due to the dynamic situation in Israel, this program is only open to participants who have visited Israel before and this program is subject to change.


  • Visit Israel to learn about JDC’s work on the ground that helps the world’s largest Jewish community rebuild for a strong future after October 7, 2023.
  • Learn about JDC’s programs that reach the most vulnerable Israelis: working with trauma response for children and teens, providing assistance to the elderly and people with disabilities, and helping those who have lost their jobs.
  • Volunteer through JDC programs and learn about the approach from the inside.
  • Connect with a group of peers to reflect and process.
  • Visit different regions and cities in Israel to understand the geographical scope of JDC’s work and response.

*This program is subject to change due to the dynamic situation in Israel.

“Vising Israel through this lens was truly a transformative experience. Learning about JDC’s work felt more important than ever and I’m grateful we were able to do that through such a immersive, dynamic itinerary and impressive cohort.”

– Past Inside Israel Participant


$750 (5 days) or $1,000 (7 days)

*Final 2 days are optional for those who wish to extend.


Local transportation within Israel


Hotel accommodations

Site visits, briefings, tours, etc.

Medical and emergency evacuation insurance

*Please note that your participation fee does not include international airfare. Travel and cancellation insurance is required.

Trip Dates

November 11-18, 2024

Application Deadline:

July 8, 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

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. Learn more.

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