Journey for Identity (JFI)
for Teens from Rochester, NY and Modi'in, Israel

July 18 - August 13, 2019


Want to see the sun rise above the Dead Sea? Explore Tel Aviv’s trendy shops and outdoor markets?  Hike through 2,000 year-old water aqueducts in the north? You'll also get to  learn about Jewish Life in Poland before the Holocaust. All traveling from Rochester to Poland and Israel with Jewish teens from Rochester and Modi’in, Israel. Experience home hospitality in each other's communities!



JFI is a hallmark program of "Partnership2Gether," the Rochester Jewish community's vibrant connection with the people of Modi'in, Israel.



Estimated Program Cost:


$3250, includes all expenses associated with program.



Scholarship Information:


The Jewish Federation, the Farash Foundation and most Rochester-area synagogues have collaborated to create a community-wide financial aid application and process. Apply here. If you have questions, please contact Sharon Gray.


Gift of Israel Certificates are provided by the Federation to all Rochester area teens upon reaching the age of Bar/Bat Mitzvah. This certificate guarantees non-needs-based funding for Israel travel and can be used towards JFI.  Please contact Amy Libenson for information.