Bosnia & Croatia
Join JDC Entwine and NuRoots, the young adult initiative of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, on a journey to the Balkans! On Inside Jewish Bosnia & Croatia, you’ll immerse yourself in global Jewish culture with a group of other Los Angeles-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 Los Angeles 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.
“I had an incredible time in Bosnia and Croatia! I was very touched by the Sarajevo community’s warmth and inclusion. I also enjoyed exploring my Jewish identity somewhere else in the world — it made me feel connected to global Jewishness!”
— Past Inside Jewish Bosnia & Croatia trip participant
$1,250 (not including airfare)
*Please note that your participation fee does not include international airfare. Travel and cancellation insurance is required.
October 16-23, 2023
June 18, 2023
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