Missions & Travel

Experience Jewish life and culture in Israel and around the world with the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley

Upcoming Trips


Please note: We are mindful of the current climate and travel restrictions. While we hope to run these trips as scheduled, we will modify as needed.

Freestyle Mission to Israel - Spring 2022

Designed for Older Adults

Are you interested in experiencing Israel on a trip designed by you and for you? Join us to learn more about our older adult mission planned for the spring of 2022. 


  • Help create the itinerary
  • Choose your own track
  • This trip will support travelers of various capabilities and interests
  • Build new and strengthen existing relationships within the older adult community
  • Learn about partnerships in Israel as well as opportunities to experience social service programs first hand
  • Develop new relationships with Israelis in our partner community of Yoav


To join in, contact Carol Wilson at Jewish Family Service, 610-821-8722, cwilson@jfslv.org

Bike Mission to Israel - Spring 2022

Sponsored by the Maimonides Society of the Jewish Federation and open to all.


Alternative outdoor adventures for non-bikers!


Questions? Contact Aaron Gorodzinsky at 610-821-5500 or aaron@jflv.org.

Momentum Israel - July 2022
Contact jeri@jflv.org to learn more

Discover the power of Jewish women ... starting with you! This trip is designed for women raising Jewish children at home under the age of 18. Sponsored by Momentum and the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley, the trip is *free* for participants excluding airfare and administrative fees.


  • Join women from all over the world for a revitalizing year of self-exploration, unforgettable experiences in Israel and inspiring Jewish learning.
  • Enjoy empowering Jewish classes led by world-class speakers and Israeli thougtht leaders.
  • Explore spiritual Tsfat, dynamic Tel Aviv, Masada's dessert magic, Shabbat in Jerusalem and many more unique experiences. 
  • Discover how to connect deeper with yourself, your family and your community.

*Optional: Spend a night in home hospitality in the Lehigh Valley's Partnership2Gether community of Yoav, where life-long connections form.


Questions? Contact Jeri Zimmerman at 610-821-5500 or jeri@jflv.org.