Virtual Travel Series Takes You to Jewish Heritage Sites

Wanderlust never sleeps, and we're not letting the COVID-19 pandemic squelch our love of exploring Jewish heritage destinations around the globe. Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey's Virtual Travel Series takes us from Israel to Poland to Morocco, accompanied by veteran guides, like Moshe Gold, using Google Street View with music, text, and pictures. Join us from the comfort of your own computer, phone, or tablet.

Sunday, May 24 at 11AM -- Israel 

POSTPONED to June 7th, 12:30pm -- Israel

The series kicks off Sunday, May 24, 2020 June 7th,2020 -- in honor of Jerusalem Day -- with an exciting virtual tour of the Old City of Jerusalem. Jerusalem Day commemorates the reunification of Jerusalem in the aftermath of the Six-Day War, and in addition to visiting the Mount of Olives, the Temple Mount, and a very special stop at the Western Wall, we will step into the boots of the Israeli Paratroopers as they entered the Old City that day in 1967. REGISTER FOR ISRAEL TOUR 

Sunday, June 14 at 11AM -- Poland

Visit Jewish Warsaw, a once-thriving community, rich with culture and religion, but destined for tragedy. Explore 1,000 years of Jewish life and culture in Poland via the gravestones of influential personalities, from great Chassidic rebbes to Yiddish theater actors and secular Hebrew writers. Visit the only remains of the Warsaw Ghetto wall, walk the Ghetto Heroes Trail, including the Umschlagplatz, stop at Mila 18, see the Rapaport memorial, ending with a visit to the Nozyk synagogue which is still active today. REGISTER FOR POLAND TOUR

Sunday, June 28 at 11AM - Morocco

Tour the Mellah of Fes, the oldest Jewish Quarter in Morocco. Discover the Jewish neighborhood's beautiful architecture, synagogues and culture that once thrived in the city. See the Slat al Fassayine Synagogue, the oldest in the city, the 17th-century Ibn Danan Synagogue, the restored and famous Jewish cemetery, Beit HaChaim, and more! REGISTER FOR MOROCCO TOUR


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