Bosnia & Croatia
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Join Jconnect and JDC Entwine on a journey to the Balkans! On Inside Jewish Bosnia and Croatia, you’ll immerse yourself in global Jewish culture with a group of other Seattle-area young adults. During this trip, explore JDC’s work in Bosnia and Croatia, visit Jewish communities, meet with community leaders, and tour this breathtaking region.
Apply today to embark on this unique journey and gain insight into diverse perspectives from around the world!
Please Note: This experience is being offered exclusively to those residing in the Seattle area.
- Gain insight into JDC’s pluralistic strategy and learn the history of the daring rescue missions they conducted for both Jewish and non-Jewish citizens during the Yugoslavian war in the early 1990s.
- Meet the small but vibrant Jewish communities of Sarajevo and Zagreb and get an inside look at the programs and young leaders in JDC’s Junction Europe Network.
- Learn about the JDC-founded WHEP (Women Health Empowerment Program), which serves women’s health needs in Bosnia & Herzegovina and has since become the independent organization, Think Pink.
- See one of the world’s oldest Sephardic illuminated haggadot- the Sarajevo Haggadah, and visit historic Jewish landmarks throughout Bosnia & Croatia.
- Enjoy the landscape of the Balkans- from the cobblestoned streets of Zagreb to the pristine coastline of Split. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Plitvice Lakes National Park and Sarajevo’s Old Town.
“ Travel carries with it the curse of being at home everywhere and yet nowhere, for wherever one is some part of oneself remains on another continent.”
– Margot Fonteyn
$2,000 includes roundtrip airfare from Seattle*
*Please note participants are expected to travel roundtrip on the arranged group flight.
(This trip is highly subsidized in order to provide greater access and opportunity. Average actual cost of an Entwine Insider Trip is estimated at $4,500/person)
*Additional travel insurance highly encouraged
June 12- 19 2022
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