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Greece

for Palm Beach County young adults

September 23-29, 2024

Join JDC Entwine and The Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County as we explore the beautiful country of Greece, a land of sun and sea. Together, we will embark on an in-depth exploration of the Jewish community in Greece and gain insight into JDC’s work in the region. Immerse yourselves in the tastes, sounds, and vibes of Athens and Thessaloniki.

Please Note: This experience is being offered to young adults residing in the Palm Beach County area. 

trip
highlights

FAQ
  • Explore ancient Greek civilization through visits to the Acropolis and various ancient ruins scattered throughout Athens.
  • Experience the rich history of the Greek Jewish community by visiting Jewish sites throughout Athens.
  • Gain first-hand understanding of the Jewish community’s current challenges through meaningful site visits and briefing with JDC professionals and local community leaders.
  • Take in the stunning sights, sounds and tastes of this Mediterranean country.
  • Learn about JDC’s long history of assistance to the many waves of immigrants and refugees in Greece.
  • Travel with a group of young professionals and form friendships that will last a lifetime.

“ 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

PARTICIPATION FEE

$1,500 (airfare not included)

INCLUDES:

Local transportation within Greece

Meals

Hotel accommodations

Site visits, briefings, tours, etc.

Medical and emergency evacuation insurance

Monthly leadership sessions October 2024-May 2025

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

Trip Dates

September 23-29, 2024

Application Deadline:

June 28, 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.

About The Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County

The Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County is the “city hall” of the Jewish community of the Palm Beaches, impacting the local community, Israel and 70 countries around the world. Powered by the generosity, leadership and volunteerism of community members, the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County works with a network of partners and programs to address causes that affect the Jewish community at home and across the globe. Together, they care for people in need and build a bright Jewish future.

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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