IsraeLead: an Israel Trip for Baruch Student Leaders

IsraeLead is an intensive and highly competitive 7-day trip to Israel for members of the Baruch College community involved in leadership.

The purpose of the program is to provide participants with the opportunity to gain a first-hand experience of the State of Israel, its people, and culture. This year, January 2017, we will be launching our pilot trip!

The cost of the program is only $250, which includes flight, accommodations, meals, and all activities throughout the trip.

Highlights include:

  • Visit the site of the the declaration of the State of Israel, Independence Hall
  • See for yourself Israel's borders with Syria (Golan Heights) and Lebanon with IDF soldiers, as well as the Security Barrier
  • Archeological and historical sites such as the Capernaum
  • Enjoy a cruise on the Sea of Galilee
  • Meet Israeli-Arabs in Nazareth
  • Float in the Dead Sea
  • Hike Masada
  • Explore the Old City of Jerusalem including the City of David, Western Wall, Church of the Holy Sepulchre
  • Hear from incredibly high-level Israeli speakers such as Khaled Abu Toameh and representatives from the Roots/Judur/Shorashim (the Palestinian Israeli Initiative for Understanding, Nonviolence, and Reconciliation)
  • Experience an Israeli home for Sabbath dinner
  • Drink delicious wine at the Gush Etzion Winery

Meet our 2017 Pilot Cohort:



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