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Family to Family 2017

    

CJP Boston –Haifa Connection, Center Makor, Jookender, Shirat HaYam Carmel

Family to Family 2017 June 30 – July 9

Boston, Massachusetts

Schedule

Thursday, June 29 – Arrival of Israeli Families.

Friday, June 30 - 9:00 am – Bus to Boston/ Hampton Inn. 319 Spin St. Natick

10:00 am–5:00 pm – Boston tour/11:00 am Vilna Shul/3:00–4:30 pm Children’s Museum

1:00 pm–2:30 pm – Lunch at Quincy Market or at Columbus Park. Discussion about Jewish/ Israeli/ American identity

5:30 pm–6:00 pm – Meeting with Rabbi at Beth El. Wellesley.

6:00 pm–7:00 pm – Kabbalat Shabbat. Bostonian families are welcome to joint)

7:30 pm – Shabbat Dinner at Sasha’s Grebenyuk house. All families participating.

Discussion and workshop Jewish family life, similar and difference, in Haifa and Boston.

 

Saturday, July 1

Family Day

 

Sunday, July 2

9:00 am – Bus to Boston/ Hampton Inn. 319 Spin St. Natick

10:00 am–12:30 pm – Aquarium,

1:30 –4:30 pm – Whale Watch, (1:30 pm – 3:00 pm – Jonah story and modern meanings of the story. Art at the Sea.)

5:00 pm–Free time. Shopping at Natick Mall. Pick up by families.

 

Monday, July 3

9:00 am –Bus to Boston/ Hampton Inn. 319 Spin St. Natick

10:00 am–1:00 pm – Museum of Science, (quick lunch at the Museum Cafeteria)

1:30–3:00 pm – Duck Tour at Museum of Science

3:00–4:00 pm – Discussion/workshop Science and Judaism (on grass at MS)

4:00–6:00 pm - Cambridge

6:00 – departure to Natick

7:00 pm – Community Dinner at the restaurant together with Boston Families (to be determined) Picked up by families

 

Tuesday, July 4

9:00 am – Bus to Plymouth Plantation/ Hampton Inn. 319 Spin St. Natick

10:00 am–3:00 pm – Plymouth Plantation,

12:00 –1:30 pm – BBQ, Discussion/workshop. Significance of fire in Judaism

2:00–5:00 pm – Plymouth. May Flower II, Plymouth Rock.

6:00 pm – Back to families Hampton Inn. 319 Spin St. Natick

 

Wednesday, July 5

7:30 am – Gathering at bus stop/ Hampton Inn. 319 Spin St. Natick

8:00 am – Bus departure to Washington DC.

2:00 –5:00 pm – Hershey Place, PA.

6:00–8:00 pm – Amish restaurant. Discussion/Workshop – What do you know about Israel and USA

10:00 pm – Hotel in Washington DC.

 

Thursday, July 6

9:00 am – Bus to Washington.

10:00 am-2:00 pm – Washington tour.

2:00–5:00 pm – The Mall.

6:00–7:00 pm – Dinner. Discussion/Workshop. Two capitals – Two worlds

7:00 – 9:00 pm – Evening at Washington DC.

10:00 pm – Back to Hotel

 

Friday, July 7

9:00 am – Bus to Washington

10:00 am–1:00 pm Museums by choice at The Mall. (Lunch on your own)

1:00 pm – Departure to Philadelphia, PA (Interviews on a bus)

3:00–5:00 pm – National Museum of American Jewish History

6:00–7:00 pm – Dinner. Discussion about Jewish History.

7:30 pm-9:00 pm – Kabbalat Shabbat at JCC Klein Life. Philadelphia.

9:00 pm – Departure to NYC.

11:00 pm – Arrival to Hotel

 

Saturday, July 8

9:00 am – Bus to NYC

10:00 am–2:30 pm – NYC Tour with guide. (short lunch for 30 min)

3:00 –5:00 pm – The Jewish Museum.

5:30–9:00 pm – Free time on Manhattan

9:30 pm – Back to Hotel

 

Sunday, July 9

9:00 am – Bus to Brooklyn.

10:00–11:00 am – Meeting with RSJ community leaders

11:00 am–12:00 pm – Free time on Brighton Beach 1 hour.

12:00 –12:30 pm joint lunch. The end of the Family to Family 2017. להתראות.

12:45 pm – Bus going back to Boston/pick up by families Hampton Inn. 319 Spin St. Natick.

  

 

 

 

 

Emergency Contacts:

 

All emergencies call 911

Contacts:

Vladimir Foygelman 617 771-4870

Sasha Grebenyuk 508 951-3944

 

Hotels

Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel

900 S Orme St Arlington, VA 22204

1 703 521-1900

Sheraton Tarrytown Hotel 600 White Plains Rd Tarrytown, NY 10591

1 914 332-7900