2022-23 Mifgash Choref (Winter)
Winter Trip to Israel
Highlights of the Experience Include Daily adventures by bus with Mosenson high school teens including Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, an overnight adventure in the Judean desert, the Dead Sea, Shabbat, a university tour, kibbutz time, Hanukkah in Israel celebration, behind-the-scenes IDF tour, and more! (A full daily itinerary is in process and should be made public at a later date)
Summer Trip in Bay Area
July 29, 2022 - Aug. 7, 2022
Highlights of the Experience Include Daily adventures by bus with Mosenson high school teens including San Francisco, Santa Cruz, Marin Redwood Forest, high tech tours, Six Flags or Great America, a pool party, and more! (A full daily itinerary is in process and should be made public at a later date)
Midrasha American-Israeli Teen Mifgash (Encounter) Summer Adventure: July 29-August 7, 2022ture!
Contra Costa Midrasha invites any and all Jewish teens (incoming 8th graders - graduating seniors) to join our Summer Mifgash (Encounter) Adventure! The project aims to bring together Israeli and American Jewish teens for day-long bus adventures here in the Bay Area.
Local Jewish teens from Contra Costa will host and/or travel with Israeli teens from the Monsenson Youth Village high school in Hod HaSharon, Israel. Destinations include San Francisco, 6 Flags or Great America, Santa Cruz, Silicon Valley, a 2 night overnight retreat at NatureBridge and more; all designed to bond the teens, deepen their Jewish identity and offer a fun and unique way to engage Jewishly.
Highlights of the week include...
Option to home host two Israeli teens for 1/2 or all ten days (minus 3 day retreat.)
Three day-two night retreat at NatureBridge https://naturebridge.org/locations/golden-gate
Be a tourist in your own home town! We'll spend time doing all the fun stuff in San Francisco.
Ride the roller coasters at 6 Flags or Great America (TBD)
Learn about life in Israel. Teach Israelis about being Jewish in America.
Amazing Bay Area food.
Teens can choose to participate for all 10 days , or for individual day-long adventures. Your supplemented cost for the 10-day program will be posted soon. Scholarships will be available.
This program is part of the Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Initiative, with support provided by the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund, Jewish Federation of the East Bay and The Jewish Community Foundation, and the Jim Joseph Foundation. Additional funding also provided by the Contra Costa Jewish Community Center and is sponsored by the Consulate General of Israel, Buttercup Grill, the East Bay International Jewish Film Festival, Sunrise Bistro, Congregations Beth Chaim, B'nai Shalom, and B'nai Tikvah and generous community donors.