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JSU in Action

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JSU in Action is a 3 week trip to Israel for emerging leaders that are passionate about social action. It is designed for JSU teens with a high level of intellectual and emotional maturity. The trip will focus on social action and leadership and will include an exhilarating and action-packed  journey which will allow participants to learn more about their Jewish heritage and culture by interfacing with the history, people, and Land of Israel.


Additionally, there is the option for a one week pre-trip add-on to travel to Rwanda where participants will work with the Shalom-Agahozo Youth Village to provide healing, education, and love to orphaned at-risk youth. After qualifying for a $3,000 RootOne voucher, the final cost for this $5,499 +a $499 registration fee. This portion of the trip will be from June 6th-June 13th. For more information, please contact Rabbi Ethan Katz at

  • 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th Coed
  • $1,699 + $499 Registration Fee (USD)
  • Israel (w/ Africa option)
  • 4 Weeks
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    • Pre-Israel Rwanda + Israel
      6/6/21 - 7/5/21
      Total cost: $5499
    • Just Israel
      6/14/21 - 7/5/21
      Total Cost: $1,699
Give Back

Join other like-minded teens and explore what social responsibility really means. Discover how the state of Israel and the Jewish people have tikkun olam, repairing the world, at the forefront of their minds and actions.

Discover your Heritage

Judaism will come alive as you pray at the Western Wall, hike up Masada and visit the holy sites Israel has to offer. Connect to the past and discover your future.

Meet other Jewish Teens

Meet a select and diverse group of teens that together, are stepping out of their comfort zones and gaining an experience they will never forget. This trip is designed for motivated teens looking to learn more about their Jewish heritage through hands-on, meaningful experiences.