JNF’s Successful Women-Only Mission to Go to Israel in May
Contact: Jodi Bodner • JNF Director of Communications • 212-879-9305 ext. 221 • firstname.lastname@example.org
October 10, 2008 -- New York, NY--With two wildly successful women-only missions under its belt, Jewish National Fund (JNF) has announced the Queen of Sheba III Women’s Mission, May 11-20, 2009.
With over 100 years of experience as caretaker of the land of Israel, no one knows Israel better than JNF. JNF missions, arranged through JNF's Travel & Tours Department, allow you to see a side of Israel that other trips don't, going above and beyond the classic tourist experience. The Queen of Sheba Mission looks to do one better than that.
The week-long trip that excludes husbands, kids, and boyfriends, is an emotional and moving experience that centers on meeting with Israeli women and through them delving into the different angles and aspects of Israeli life and society. The list includes female high school students, soldiers, pioneers, designers, chefs, businesswomen, bereaved mothers, and just ordinary women who daily make a difference for Israe and its future.
“It was a magical moving week with experiences that were so varied and rich they entered my soul and have stayed there ever since,” said Valerie Van-Leer Greenberg, a Queen of Sheba I and II participant.
Highlights include a panel discussion featuring including Bedouin, Jewish, and Arab women and more; meeting women forging new lives in the Negev; enjoying Shabbat dinner with an Israeli family; shopping, dining, belly dancing, and spa treatments; and spending time in Jerusalem, the Negev and northern Israel.
Register by January 31, 2009 for the prices below:
Land Only: $3155 (based on double occupancy) Reduction: 3rd in a room $290
Cost: $4775 (based on double occupancy and including roundtrip airfare from New York)
Single Supplement: $1060 (additional cost for a single room)
For more information please contact JNF Travel & Tours toll free 877-JNF-TOUR.
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JEWISH NATIONAL FUND (JNF) began in 1901 as a dream and vision to reestablish a homeland in Israel for Jewish people everywhere. Jews the world over collected coins in iconic JNF Blue Boxes, purchasing land and planting trees until ultimately, their dream of a Jewish homeland was a reality. JNF gives all generations of Jews a unique voice in building a prosperous future for the land of Israel and its people.
JNF embodies both heart and action; our work is varied in scope but singular in benefit. We strive to bring an enhanced quality of life to all of Israel’s residents, and translate these advancements to the world beyond. JNF is greening the desert with millions of trees, building thousands of parks, creating new communities and cities for generations of Israelis to call home, bolstering Israel’s water supply, helping develop innovative arid-agriculture techniques, and educating both young and old about the founding and importance of Israel and Zionism.
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