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Get ready for the trip of a lifetime! We’re going back to Israel as a community for the first time in over a decade. The Motor City Mission is not just any trip. This journey to the homeland will be unlike anything you could experience visiting Israel on your own.
Secure your spot with a $500 deposit per person, fully refundable through Thursday, September 1, 2022. Subsidies are currently available upon request on a first-come, first-served basis.
Our Federation staff and friends can’t wait to show us the wonder of Israel together.
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It’s Meaningful

Come discover Israel’s rich history, heritage and culture on this meaningful and celebratory, adults-only trip. From holy sites to modern sights and sounds, the Motor City Mission will have it all, including a shared experience with your Detroit Jewish community. Create unique bonds with the people of Israel as well as your fellow Detroiters.

It’s Magical

You’ll have access to exclusive experiences only for Motor City Mission travelers.

  • Private tours led by renowned Israeli scholars and historians
  • Interactive site visits with JFMD’s partners, JAFI, JDC, and World ORT
  • Government briefings
  • You’ll also spend time in Federation’s Central Galilee partnership region in the off-the-beaten-path communities of Migdal Ha’emek, Nof HaGalil and the Jezreel Valley

It’s Memorable

We promise you a Motor City Mission full of the spectacular, the sacred and even a few surprises. From special celebrations, first-class touring, festive activities, dynamic speakers, a relaxing and reflective Shabbat, a dip in the Dead Sea — and on and on — get ready for an unparalleled, life-changing adventure shared with your Detroit community.