We are pleased to announce that Encounter is now accepting applications for our upcoming February 21–22 trip to Bethlehem for graduate students of Jewish education and rabbinical students.
Examine the social and ideological realities of contemporary Palestinian life.
This program does not represent a particular political perspective.
The program includes:
The programs will take place in Bethlehem, Beit Sahour, and surrounding areas within 15 minutes of Jerusalem. Click here for a sample itinerary of this trip.
The mandatory orientation for this trip will take place Sunday, February 17th and the mandatory debriefing will take place on Sunday, March 3rd.
Cost: The cost for professionals is $600 and for students is $250, all inclusive. Generous scholarships are available.
Space is limited. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until Wednesday, February 13th. Click here to apply online.
* Please note that Israeli law forbids individuals with Israeli citizenship from traveling to Palestinian areas in the West Bank. Therefore, participants who have Israeli citizenship can check our calendar for upcoming trips to areas B and C, areas of the West Bank where Israelis are permitted.
Questions are welcome. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.