Jewish Federation of Greater Houston | Israel Tour

price per person from $4400

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6 nights’ accommodation at selected hotels

  • 3 nights at the Hilton hotel in Tel-Aviv (November 4-7, 2019)
  • 3 nights (or 2 nights + late check-out) at the David Citadel Hotel in Jerusalem (November 7-10, 2019)

5 days of touring in a luxury, air-conditioned bus with licensed English speaking tour educator.  Optional walking tours on Saturday, November 9, 2019.

All site entrance fees and program fees as per itinerary

Meals: daily breakfast, 2 lunches & 4 dinners

Mineral water and snacks on the bus

Portage at the airport and hotels



Pre-Trip to Berlin prices (per person):
Double occupancy - $3,725
Single occupancy - $4,375
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Pre-Trip Must See Israel prices (per person):
Double occupancy - $2,099
Single occupancy - $2,624
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*Pre-trip options can be added in the “Extend Your Stay” section at the start of registration.

ECO/OUTDOORS - This first-hand experience examines Israel's cutting-edge, eco-friendly solutions to contemporary challenges while filling you full of adrenaline through action-packed outdoor adventures. Build a connection to the homeland and its beautiful terrain in new and exciting ways. 

BUSINESS/TECHNOLOGY - Understand how innovation and entrepreneurship are transforming Israel's society and economy. We'll meet notable individuals who are leading the charge to keep Israel at the forefront of the technology and business spheres. This inside look will help you understand what makes business in Israel thrive.

ISRAEL INSIDER - Take a deeper look into Israel and how it functions. Gain new, surprising and multifaceted insights into the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and deeply examine how disputes, including ones over religious pluralism, are impacting the relationship between Israel and Jews in the rest of the world. We'll meet Israelis striving to overcome disaster and trauma and explore how Israel and Houston can work together to face our greatest challenges.

ART, CULTURE & CULINARY - SOLD OUTExperience the best in Israeli creativity as we meet the people behind the nation's cultural boom. Delve into the ideas and influences that are shaping the emerging Israeli art scene. You'll encounter everything from irreverent Israeli comedy to stunning high-end fashion, and explore new museums, restaurants, and wineries as we eat, drink and embrace the richness of Israeli culture.


Da'at Educational Expeditions itineraries may contain suggestions for activities for your leisure time; these suggestions do not constitute a recommendation nor an endorsement of any specific service provider and the decision to participate in any such activities should be made independently.


Main Trip prices (per person):
$4,400 per person sharing a double
$2,400 per person, ages 40 and under
$1,029 Single Supplement

*Registration opens January 23
$300 Early Bird Discount available January 23-February 22

*Prices based on double occupancy. Airfare is not included and should be booked by participants. The trip begins the afternoon of Monday, November 4 and concludes the evening of Saturday, November 9 with hotel check-out the following morning. Additional hotel nights available. Minimum household gift $2,400; $1,000 for 40 and under to the Federation's Annual Campaign. 

*The cost of the trip is underwritten by the Velva G. & H. Fred Levine Israel Community Mission Fund.

*If you qualify for the age 40 and underpricing ($2,400), please note that it will be applied after registration is complete. Please register for the regular pricing and enter your birthdate to have this rate applied.

*If you have questions or require further information, please call us at 888 811 2812 or email [email protected]

Pre-Trip to Berlin prices (per person):
Double occupancy - $3,725
Single occupancy - $4,375

Pre-Trip to Israel prices (per person):
Double occupancy - $2,099
Single occupancy - $2,624


To book this package, please contact one of our reservation agents at 888-811-2812.

Flight Details

Accommodation Details

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Tel Aviv

As the most recognized name in the industry, travelers all over the world have been saying “Take me to the Hilton” for almost a century. And because of our innovative approach to products, amenities and service, Hilton continues to be synonymous with hotel across the globe.

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David Citadel

Located in Western Jerusalem on the prestigious King David Street, this Jerusalem hotel faces the ancient walls of the Old City. With modern decor, 384 sumptuous suites and guestrooms with state of the art communication facilities, fine restaurants and a wide range of amenities for its discerning guests.


  • Group rates are per person based on double occupancy and a minimum of 120 full paying participants. Should the number of participants drop below the minimum listed above, we will adjust the cost of the trip to reflect the additional expense of operating the program.
  • Tour prices are per person in US dollars. All hotel accommodations, motor coach transportation, special dinners, sightseeing, admissions, luggage handling and the services of local guides, drivers, and the tour guide/educator are included.

Da'at Educational Expeditions reserves the right to adjust its terms of payment, including cancelation policies and initial deposits. Notification of any changes will be made explicitly to the participants where relevant.

  • Initial deposit of $300 per person, non-refundable, non-transferable is due at the time of reservation unless another amount is indicated for the particular trip or seminar.
  • Final payment is due 90 days before the scheduled trip begins, or as specified in your invoice.

Cancelations need to be made in writing. Cancelation fees will be based on the date that the written cancelation is received.

Cancelation fees:

  • 90 days or more prior to departure: the deposit
  • 89 to 46 days prior to departure: 50% of the total trip cost
  • 45 days to the day of departure/no-show: 100% of the total trip cost

Cancelation fees may also include:

  • Hotel or supplier cancelation fees.

We strongly recommend that you purchase your own travel insurance. Please discuss land, air and health insurance options with your insurance provider or contact Travel Insured at 1-800-344-6226, ext. 257. Some insurance programs provide more comprehensive coverage when the policy is purchased in close proximity to the initial trip deposit. We therefore recommend that you secure insurance within 14 days of your initial deposit payment date.

    The trip price includes all hotel accommodations, in hotel rooms with private baths. Our standard is to provide the best available hotels while considering value. Although the level of the accommodations may differ slightly from hotel to hotel, we are committed to your comfort. Standard-size rooms are generally smaller outside of North America. They usually accommodate two people and include either one queen-size bed or two single beds (pushed together and made up separately, but with one headboard). While some hotels provide an extra bed in a standard-size room for use by a child under the age of 12, we recommend that families of four or more should book adjoining or connecting rooms.
    are included as specified in the itinerary.
    All trips are conducted by our tour educators who remain with the group throughout the tour.
    All gratuities for restaurant staff at group meals are included.
    • Credit card fees
    • Transportation in the evening when dinner is on own.
    • Amendments to the program: In the event that any sites, programs or meals etc are added to the program, an additional fee may be required.
    • Personal extras: Items of personal nature such as laundry, wines, mineral water, beverages, coffee, tea, food other than the table d’hotel menu, passport and visa fees, insurance, and foreign port taxes, unless otherwise specified.
    • Snacks on the bus (unless indicated otherwise)
    • US and foreign airport taxes, Q fuel surcharge and border taxes when applicable.
    • Gratuities for Tour Educator (Guide) and Driver. We recommend the following guidelines for tips (amounts indicated in US dollars):
      • Group of 20 participants and more:
        Tour Educator: $8 | Driver: $4 - per participant per day
        Hostess (when included in the package):
      • $2 per participant per day or a minimum of $50 per day total
        Security guard and/or a youth counselor (when included):
      • $1 per participant per day per security guard, per youth counselor