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Bobby & Stu’s Excellent Israel Adventure

Chaired by Bobby Swiller & Stuart Chazin

Sunday, June 28 – Sunday, July 5, 2020

Join other adults from the Minneapolis Jewish community for an amazing experience. This trip has a little of everything, great for first timers or repeat travelers. Experience the beauty, history and culture of Israel. Learn, tour, and be inspired. 
Highlights include:
  • Wine and culinary tasting tours
  • Learn about Israel’s diversity and coexistence.
  • Learn Krav Maga from certified instructors with Autism.
  • Enjoy the Nahalat Binyamin street festival and Carmel market in Tel Aviv, and Machane Yehuda market in Jerusalem.
  • Explore the history and natural beauty of Israel.
  • Geopolitical and security briefings along the borders with Lebanon, Syria, and Gaza
  • Spend Shabbat in Jerusalem.
  • Free time packaged in for Tel Aviv, Rosh Pina, and Jerusalem to explore on your own

7 nights/8 days

(optional pre-trip accommodations at Hilton Tel Aviv on Friday and Saturday nights, June 26 & 27)

2 nights: Hilton Hotel, Tel Aviv
1 night: Isrotel Mitzpe Hayamim, Rosh Pina
4 nights: Waldorf Astoria, Jerusalem


Land package only: $3,600-$4,200 (final price determined by # of participants).
Single supplement: additional $1,645
(includes tips, fees, hotels, transportation, guide, and meals as indicated)

Pre-arrival hotel rates at Hilton Tel Aviv (Friday, June 26 and/or Saturday, June 27):

  • Single: $456 per room per night
  • Double: $480 per room per night (cost shared between roommates)


  • Sign up by January 31, 2020 for the early-bird discount ($500 subsidy)
  • $500 deposit due one week after applying (mail check to Minneapolis Jewish Federation, 111 Cheshire Lane Suite 50, Minnetonka, MN 55305).
  • Final application deadline: March 31, 2020.
  • Final payment due April 15, 2020. You will be invoiced.

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