Student Trip 2017

Join Yachad for our annual student trip to Israel and the West Bank.
* Gain an in-depth understanding of the Israel-Palestine conflict
* Meet Israelis and Palestinians from across the political spectrum
* Engage with fellow students in discussion and debate.

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COST: £130 for all food, accommodation and transport during the trip, including a transfer to the airport on the final day. Participants must pay for their own flights and travel insurance.

This trip is heavily subsided, and a limited number of bursaries are available.

DATES: The evening of Saturday 9th September (after Shabbat) – Thursday 14th September 2016

APPLY FOR YACHAD STUDENT TRIP HERE: https://goo.gl/forms/7APsNE6fbpH5BWqp1

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 25th MAY 2017 // Email info@yachad.org.uk or message Amos Yachad for further details.

This trip is open to students from across the Jewish community and we strive to meet the needs of each participant.

Note: the trip is taking place concurrently with the November 2017 Study Tour, and some areas of programming will be shared. This will give participants on both trips the opportunity to broaden their experience and hear different perspectives

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ITINERARY INCLUDES:

Understanding Areas A, B & C: Visiting Hebron and neighbouring towns and settlements, you will meet with Israeli activists, Palestinian politicians, British diplomats, and Israeli settlers to learn about the many layers of occupation and conflict.

A Day in the South: Meet Israelis living in communities on the Gaza border, learn about inspirational projects in the region and Skype into Gaza.

The Judicial System & Non-Violent Activism: Visit Ofer military court in the West Bank to learn about the complex realities of military law. Meet Palestinians who are passionate about non-violent activism and hear how they are encouraging young people to peacefully campaign against the occupation.

Jerusalem Under a Lens: Building permits, civil unrest, coexistence, residency, and the peace process; Jerusalem is one of the core issues at the heart of the conflict. Spend a day with Israelis and Palestinians working to improve life for those who call the city their home.