Seminar 2017 (Ramah Israel Seminar and Seminar Shvilim) departs from New York, Toronto and Los Angeles on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 (arriving in Israel on June 28), scheduled to return to the New York area, Toronto and Los Angeles on Sunday August 6, 2017, or early morning Monday, August 7, 2017 (depending on the flight schedules).
The dates for the Poland Seminar are June 18 – June 27, 2017. Flights will depart the New York area and Chicago on Sunday, June 18, 2017, and the group will arrive in Israel on Tuesday June 27, 2017. Return to North America as above.
Flight details will be posted at a later date.
The following is the basic division of time on Seminar:
- Eighteen days in Jerusalem at the Chava, including old and new Jerusalem and its environs, Judean Desert, Tel Aviv, and special choice days.
- Nine days at Hodayot in the Galilee, including field trips to the northern coast, the Golan Heights, and different parts of the Galilee.
- Seven days in the South, including six days exploring the Negev (including Shabbat), hiking, and visiting a kibbutz & one night sleeping in a Bedouin tent.
- Four days of Etgar
- Two days of Israel Unwrapped
- Two days of Host Shabbat, July 15-17 2016, a weekend with relatives, family friends or Ramah hosts, from approximately Friday until Sunday