Traveling with The Jewish Federation of Rockland County is a travel experience unlike any other. Join us as we explore the past, present and future of the Jewish people in locations as diverse as Israel, Poland, Latin America and the former Soviet Union. Missions will vary based on interest.
What makes each mission truly unique is its sense of purpose, guaranteeing our travelers a heightened appreciation and connection to their Jewish identity and the global impact and work of the Federation.
Our missions aren't passive experiences. They're active adventures, engaging the mind, heart, soul, and body. We'll explore local communities and their histories make up-close and personal contact with the many marvels of Jewish existence. You'll witness firsthand the extraordinary efforts of organizations like the Joint Distribution Committee and the Jewish Agency for Israel while discovering and responding to the challenges facing Jewish communities today.
A delegation from Rockland traveled 3,700 miles to visit the Jewish communities in Morocco. Rich with history and Sephardic tradition, Jewish life in Morocco today is strong and dynamic, with some 3,000 Jews living in Casablanca, Marrakech and smaller communities sprinkled throughout the country.
2014 Rockland Federation Mission to Cuba
We visited with Cuba’s Jews from Havana, Santa Clara, Cienfuegos and Trinidad. It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience for those who joined us!
2013 ATID Leadership Mission to Israel
By Diane Sloyer
After returning from the 2nd Jewish Federation Lily Steuer ATID Leadership Mission I was asked, “What was the highlight for you?” My standard (and truthful) answer: “Everything was unbelievable. One site visit better than the next. An amazing group of people…” But there were several components of this particular mission that made it extremely special.