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cuba

March 21-25, 2024

Join JDC Entwine and gain an exclusive pass to Cuba — an island so close in proximity but that remains a mystery to many. Visit the island’s historic synagogues and institutions, and learn about community needs with local leaders. Exchange with local young adults about unique Cuban culture and traditions, and explore Havana’s museums, historic neighborhoods and nightclubs.

trip
highlights

FAQ
  • Learn about the renewal of Jewish life, despite continuing challenges.
  • Understand JDC’s humanitarian assistance and welfare programs through a visit to the Tzedakah Community Pharmacy.
  • Participate in conversations with local young leaders about their uniquely Cuban Jewish culture and way of life.
  • Enjoy a truly memorable Cubano Shabbat experience with the local community.
  • Engage with local teens and young professionals for a day trip to the beach and a special Havdalah dance party.
  • Drink mojitos and dance to Afro-Cuban beats, visit museums and art galleries, and stroll through Havana’s historic neighborhoods.

“No matter what happens, travel gives you a story to tell.”

– Jewish Proverb

PARTICIPATION FEE:

$1,500 (airfare to Miami not included)

INCLUDES:

Airfare from Miami to Cuba (participants are expected to arrange their own travel to Miami) and Cuban entry visa

Meals

Hotel accommodations

Site visits, briefings, tours, etc.

Medical and emergency evacuation insurance

*Please note that your participation fee includes roundtrip airfare between Miami and Cuba. Participants are expected to arrange their own travel to Miami. Additional travel insurance is required.

Trip Dates

March 21-25, 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 jdc.org.

COVID-19 Protocol

The safety and security of our participants is of the utmost importance. To protect our participants and the communities which we visit, JDC Entwine requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination for program participation. Additionally, 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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