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Travel with TBE

“…Return to the land of your soul.”

~ Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach

What would you like to discover?

Explore lands near and far with TBE members, clergy, and staff.

Upcoming Events

Tue 19

Coat, Backpack & Toy Drive

Friday, November 15 - Friday, December 20
Tue 19

TBElle: The Supreme Court and You

Tuesday, November 19 | 9:30 am - 10:25 am
Tue 19

TBElle: The Jewish Jesus

Tuesday, November 19 | 10:35 am - 11:30 am
Tue 19

Lunch & Learn

Tuesday, November 19 | 11:40 am - 12:40 pm
Tue 19

TBElle: The Biggest of the Big Bands: The Swing Era

Tuesday, November 19 | 12:50 pm - 1:45 pm

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Civil Rights Journey

November 14-17, 2019 and
November 21-24, 2019
Congregant led

The Racial Justice Initiative’s exploration of the Jewish community’s response to the Civil Rights Movement continues with a journey to Atlanta, Montgomery, Birmingham and Selma. Visit the Rosa Parks Museum, Equal Justice Initiative’s Legacy Museum and Lynching Memorial, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and The King Center. Attend Shabbat services at Montgomery’s Temple Beth Or and Sunday morning services at MLK’s Ebenezer Baptist Church. We’ll be running two trips to accommodate all who are interested in participating!

Register by September 1!

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Contact
Ediss Gandelman

 

Havayah is Going to Israel!

November 13-23, 2020

Join us for February Break in Israel for our first ever Havayah Israel Trip! Spend time traveling around and exploring Israel, spending meaningful time in places like Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa, and more! Bond with new and old TBE friends. Enjoy home hospitality with Israeli teens in Haifa. Prepare for the complex conversations about Israel on college campuses by learning more about Israel from and with Israelis. hroughout the trip, we will explore several of our core Havayah values, including curiosity, connection, justice, and resilience. Whether this will be your first time or 15th time in Israel, this trip will deepen your connections not only to the land, but also the people of Israel! This trip is open to all members of Havayah, but we strongly encourage 10th, 11th, and 12th graders to participate! .

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Contact
Hannah Kearney

Family Trip to Israel

February 12-23, 2020
Led by: Rabbi Saphire

Interested in going to Israel as a family? We’re planning a trip for 2020 and would love to shape a trip that fits your interests. Explore, laugh, eat, hike, swim and fall in love with Israel. Rabbi Saphire will lead this family adventure to connect us to the land of Israel and each other. Families are also invited to celebrate their child’s Bar or Bat Mitzvah with us in Israel!

Contact
Kristine Potter

Reach Out

Alison Kur
Executive Director, Jewish Living

Any ideas for domestic or international community trips? Contact Sue Vernon-Gerstenfeld
617.965.3577

Read about our past trips!

 

A Musical Tour of Israel

October 20-November 1, 2020
Led by: Cantor Jodi Sufrin

Experience our ancient land from the unique perspective of Israel’s culture and history. Join TBE’s Cantor Jodi Sufrin and TBE’s Sharim singers led by renowned music director Nick Page on a musical tour through Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and Haifa. Experience an unusual trip focusing on interactions with music and musical groups in Israel. TBE’s Sharim singers perform show tunes and popular music at senior living centers. Learn more about Sharim. You do not have to be a Sharim singer to participate. View flyer

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Contact
Sue Gerstenfeld
Stephanie Costello

Jerusalem: A Travel Volunteer Experience

November 3-15, 2020
Led by: Cantor Jodi Sufrin

Join Cantor Jodi Sufrin to live like a local in Jerusalem. You’ll stay local in furnished apartments in Jerusalem’s historic neighborhoods, explore the city, and experience two Shabbatot. While you’re there, volunteer in education, social service, and nonprofit settings.

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Contact
Stephanie Costello

TBE Mission to Cuba

February 13 -20, 2021
Led by: Rabbi Sisenwine

Cuba – a land frozen in time – so close, yet decades away … a Jewish community dedicated to its heritage across half a century of isolation and prevalent atheism … a rich and vibrant island culture, filled with dance and song, classic cars and donkey carts, rum and cigars. Experience all this and more as we step back in time together.

Contact
Stephanie Costello

Upcoming Events

Thu 21

Civil Rights Journey

Thursday, November 21 - Sunday, November 24
Jan 05

Homebuilding Trip to New Orleans

Sunday, January 5, 2020 - Friday, January 10, 2020
Jan 05

Rescuing Hope: An Intergenerational Exploration of the Holocaust

Sunday, January 5, 2020 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jan 12

Rescuing Hope: An Intergenerational Exploration of the Holocaust

Sunday, January 12, 2020 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jan 26

Rescuing Hope: An Intergenerational Exploration of the Holocaust

Sunday, January 26, 2020 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Traveling to Israel on Your Own?

When you are in Israel, visit Haifa! 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 help you make new connections in Haifa! Join in Shabbat services that feel a lot like home, enjoy home hospitality for Shabbat dinner, make new friends, and feel the embrace of community.

New Trips Coming Soon

Check back for updated listings of opportunities to travel with TBE!

 

Reach Out

Alison Kur
Executive Director, Jewish Living

Any ideas for domestic or international community trips? Contact Sue Vernon-Gerstenfeld
617.965.3577

Read about our past trips!