inside jewish


for Los Angeles-area young adults

November 14 – 21, 2022

Join JDC Entwine and the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles 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 exclusively to those residing in the Los Angeles area. 


  • 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 Los Angeles based 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


$1,750 (airfare not included)

(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)


Local transportation within Greece


Hotel accommodations

Site visits, briefings, tours, etc.

Medical and emergency evacuation insurance

*Additional travel insurance highly encouraged

Trip Dates

November 14 – 21, 2022

Application Deadline: Currently Closed

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

About NuRoots & LA’s Jewish Federation

NuRoots, from L.A.’s Jewish Federation, helps young adults in their twenties and thirties find and make meaningful community across Los Angeles—through gatherings of all sizes, citywide festivals, immersive experiences and trips, leadership development and volunteer opportunities, reimagined rituals, and expansive community partnerships. The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles convenes and leads L.A.’s vast Jewish community and micro-communities, and leverages our resources to assure that we are vibrant, resilient, inclusive, and interconnected. We’re an organization committed to being there for every Jew at every stage of life.

COVID-19 Protocol

The safety and security of our participants is of the utmost importance. JDC Entwine requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination for program participation and 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.

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