Eastern Europe/Israel Pilgrimage

1st Departure: June 22-July 31, 2016 (Travels to Prague, Berlin, and Poland)

2nd Departure: June 26-August 3, 2016 (Travels to Prague and Poland)

New for 2016: Departures are available from New York and Chicago.

Discover Eastern Europe, from the towering spires of Prague to the bustling creativity of Berlin to the quiet, rolling countryside of Poland. Gain a deeper understanding of Jewish history in each country (which includes visits to concentration camps), before embarking on a four-week tour of Israel. (For more information see USY Israel Adventure).


The Brandenberg Gate. Auschwitz Concentration Camp. Treblinka Concentration Camp. Lodz Jewish Cemetery. Masada. Snorkeling in the Red Sea. Donkey riding at Kfar Kedem. Swimming in the Kinneret. 

Want more information?

Click here to download a sample itinerary for Eastern Europe/Israel Pilgrimage.

To get an idea of a typical day on Pilgrimage, check out the daily group updates from summer 2014.

If you have any questions about this or other USY summer programs, e-mail us at summer@usy.org.

*Europe/Israel groups do not participate in the Gadna field training simulation.