Travel with TBE

We have several unique opportunities to discover and explore with the TBE community.  Find your place!    

Build Community ~ Meet New Friends ~ Learn ~ Explore ~ Have Fun!

If you have any ideas for a community trip, domestic or international, contact Sue Vernon-Gerstenfeld, [email protected], for help in brainstorming next steps.

We welcome community involvement in suggesting or planning trips.


NEW!  TBE Family trip to Israel with Rabbi SisenwineImage result for joel sisenwine
July 2018

Interested in going to Israel on a TBE family trip with Rabbi Sisenwine?  Contact Rachel Maillet for more information [email protected].





Study trip to Hartman Institute, Jerusalam
June 21-28, 2017

Join our TBE group in study at Hartman’s Community Leader Program. We will learn from today’s best and brightest Jewish thinkers! All lectures are in English. Early group rate registration in February is only $1600 and includes most lunches and several dinners. Hotel rates are  discounted for Hartman attendees. Air travel is booked individually and you can tailor your stay in Israel with activities before and/or after the program. Arrive early and participate in pre-program activities based in and around Jerusalem.

Visit the Hartman website to learn more about the program and  accommodations or contact Michael Gilman, [email protected] or Al and Judy Bernstein [email protected].

Image result for register button


Heritage Trip to Russia and Mountain Jews of Azerbaijan
June 10-22, 2017      

Although many Jews from the former Soviet Union have emigrated to Israel, there remain many synagogues and cemeteries from pre-revolutionary days, and a new Chabad Hasidic community is flourishing in Moscow.  The group  will visit Moscow’s main Jewish and non-Jewish cultural sites and have a Jewish Heritage tour of Peter the Great’s city, St Petersburg, and see other other main sites.  Later, we will visit the UNESCO site, the Old Town in Baku, Azerbaijan, a gateway city to the ancient silk road between the Europe and China, as well as several communities of Mountain Jews along the Russian border.  The Mountain Jews are very old Ashkenazi tribal Jews, related to the Tat mountain people.  Their culture is distinct from the Ashkenazi groups normally associated with Russia and other parts of Eastern Europe. We will be staying in 21st century accommodations throughout this trip. 

For more information, contact Sue Vernon-Gerstenfeld. Click here to view the flyer.


Already have plans to visit Israel? Put Haifa on your itinerary! 

TBE Women's Trip visit the Gavrieli School
TBE women visited the Gavrieli School during their 2015 trip

Thanks to CJP’s Boston Haifa initiative, TBE has relationships with the Gavrieli school, Leo Baeck Education Center and its congregation, Ohel Avraham, and Oranim College. Let us introduce you to some of our Israeli friends who will enhance your experience in Haifa, our sister city.  Our partnerships strive to create people-to-people relationships – TBE can help match you with a family in Haifa. Join in Shabbat services that feel a lot like home, enjoy home hospitality for Shabbat dinner, make new friends, feel the embrace of community. When you are in Israel, visit Haifa! Enjoy the wonderful hospitality of our friends from Congregation Ohel Avraham and experience all this amazing city has to offer.  Let us help you make new connections! 

For more information, contact Alison Kur, Executive Director, Jewish Living.



TBE Family Trip to Israel

Check back soon for information about our next Family Trip to Israel!

Women's Trip to Israel, March 2015 

2014 Family Trip to Israel!