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Introducing New Jewish Tours with Scholars

Posted by Lauren Yagoda on Aug 3, 2015 9:15:49 AM

We at Gil Travel Group are very proud and excited to announce our upcoming collaboration with Adult Jewish Learning Programs in Princeton, NJ to offer the Jewishly-engaged sophisticated traveler a new option in worldwide education travel.


rabbi sussman scholar led tours Rabbi Sussman is leading our upcoming scholar tour to South America


JEWISH EXPLORATIONS features the very best in adult Jewish learning and high-quality travel arrangements to create truly unique and innovative international study tours. All programs are led by outstanding Judaic Studies scholars from a wide variety of prestigious academic institutions across North America. They are experts in the history and culture of the destination countries.

JEWISH EXPLORATIONS programs give those seeking a more in depth understanding of the ebb and flow of Jewish civilization a chance to see destinations of Jewish importance through the eyes of scholars that specialize in the history and culture of the Jewish community visited.

Upcoming study tours will visit South America, Spain, France, the Caribbean, Israel, Charleston and Savannah, Poland, trace the footsteps of Maimonides in Spain, Morocco and Egypt and learn about Rashi in northern France.


The Synagogue Plaza Lavalle By Barcex, via Commons The Synagogue Plaza Lavalle
By Barcex, via Commons


Most study tours are accompanied by Gil Travel escorts to look after all the details and provide guidance to those who want to take full advantage of the ample leisure time scheduled into each study tour to get even more insight into the locale being visited. In addition to daily learning sessions by the scholar, participants enrich their understanding of the destination with background information provided by licensed local guides.

We are now better able to meet the needs of those looking for something different and exciting in the field Jewish travel to Israel and beyond. Sophisticated travelers can now take advantage of the very best in adult Jewish learning from world class academics and top notch travel arrangements in order to go deeper to better understand the Jewish past, present and future while having a marvelous time doing it.
Stay tuned for more exciting details and follow us across our social media sites for updates on our tours.

Here’s a sneak peek of what we have planned in the coming traveling season:

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Topics: Arts and Culture in Israel, Israel Travel, Jewish Heritage, Senior Travel, Romantic trips