AJC Westchester Fairfield Mission to Israel – June 4–8, 2018

The AJC Westchester Fairfield Mission to Israel trip will bring the spirit of Israeli innovation to life through encounters with Israel’s leading entrepreneurs in technology, the arts, culture and social action. Experience Israel’s most iconic institutions with an eye toward 3000 years of innovation as well as Israel’s vision for the future.

See what makes Israel the powerhouse of Innovation that it is today. Experience the land that inspires this creative activity, and take in the colorful mosaic of ethnic influences that make up Israel’s vibrant diversity.

Israel’s accomplishments are not in spite of, but perhaps because of its social, religious, cultural, geographic and political complexity. Explore contemporary issues and politics, including religion and state, minorities in Israeli society, and conflicts of borders, water and homeland security. Explore the sites that will give you a greater understanding of Israel’s fascinating past, present and future.


  • Find out what makes Israel the Start Up Nation.
  • Tour of the unique Tel Aviv markets including tastings of Israel’s diverse cuisine and surprising wines an experience that will awaken all your senses!
  • Visit one of Israel’s cool and new Start Ups to get an understanding of the Imagination and innovation of these young Israelis.
  • Visit the Technion, Israel’s premier institute of technology
  • Visit Shfaram a mixed city of Muslims, Christians and Druze to discuss these minorities in Israel and the way that they live all together in one city.
  • Enjoy wine tasting and dinner at one of the award-winning Wineries in Zichron Yaacov
  • A Security tour of Jerusalem and the security barrier and travel to the Gush Etzion settlement  in the West Bank
  • Film Workshop at Ma’aleh Film School to view several short films including the film “Barriers”, portraying the complex reality at Israel’s security checkpoints
  • Art Gallery tour in Jerusalem
  • Dinner at Chef restaurants

The InnovatioNation Difference

  • High level itineraries
  • Luxury accommodations
  • Professional logistical services
  • Tour educator from your field
  • Highest safety and security standards

Group flights are available on El Al for $1566

(taxes included, subject to change)

Depart JFK on June 3 at 18:00 on LY 002 arriving in TLV on June 4 at 11:50
Depart TLV on June 14 at 00:30 on LY 001 arriving at JFK on June 14 at 05:10

For further information, Please contact:

Esther Ochana    esther@keshetisrael.co.il


5 days


Innovation, Technology, Art and Culture, Wine and Culinary, Minorities, Religion, Security




June 4 – 8, 2018


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