kazakhstan & kyrgyzstan
in partnership with Jconnect Seattle
August 21-29, 2023
We’re headed to Kazakhstan & Kyrgyzstan on the adventure of a lifetime! Inside Jewish Kazakhstan & Kyrgyzstan gives you an inside look at these vibrant and growing Jewish communities. Breathe in fresh mountain air on a hike around Big Almaty lake, engage with elderly clients from the Jewish Community Center of Almaty, and visit Osh Bazaar, one of the largest bazaars in Bishkek. Inside Jewish Kazakhstan & Kyrgyzstan gives you a chance to see JDC’s work in the Former Soviet Union first hand and learn about the value of global Jewish responsibility.
This trip is in partnership with Jconnect Seattle.
- Learn about the Jewish history of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, and their vibrant and growing Jewish communities.
- See the history of JDC’s work in the FSU with your own eyes.
- Explore the Jewish volunteer movement in Bishkek, and meet with people who’ve made it their lifelong mission to do good for others.
- Engage with elderly clients of the Jewish Community Center of Almaty and see first hand the impact and history of this lively population.
- Join a community event at the Almaty Moishe House with local young adults and Jewish professionals.
- Breathe in fresh mountain air on a hike around Big Almaty lake, famous for its milky-blue water.
- Visit Osh Bazaar, one of the largest bazaars in Bishkek, and immerse yourself in the local city rhythm.
“This trip has been a thoroughly rewarding experience! The opportunity to hear stories and engage with people so different from me has helped me get out of my bubble and connect with my global Jewish identity.”
– Past Insider Trip Participant
$250 (airfare not included)
*Please note that your participation fee does not include international airfare. Travel and cancellation insurance is required.
August 21-29, 2023
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