October 31 to November 8, 2017

Be transformed.

There’s no time quite like the first time, and with UJA’s First-Timers’ Package, you will have the opportunity to connect with the land that you love in a unique and transformative way that only a UJA Israeli Journey could provide. Witness firsthand how UJA is transforming the land, and the People of Israel; gain access to insider briefings with some of Israel’s top mover and shakers from the worlds of politics, military and more, all while investigating the historic wonders of the Jewish state.


Land: $2,799 USD
[Double occupancy]

Single supplement: $710 USD
A surcharge added to the cost per person when traveling alone]


What's included in your journey:

The Land price includes the following:

  • 7 night’s hotel accommodation
  • Daily Israeli breakfast
  • 6 lunches
  • 6 dinners including welcome and farewell gala celebrations
  • Group airport assistance and transfers upon arrival and departure
  • 7 ½ days of touring in a luxury, air-conditioned bus with licensed, expert English speaking tour guide
  • All entrance fees, speakers and site visits
  • Porterage at the hotels and airport
  • Water and snacks on the bus
  • Welcome kit upon arrival
  • Hostess service desk at all hotels


Additional costs:

  • Airfare and airport taxes
  • Incidental services
  • Travel insurance
  • Customary gratuities for guide and driver
  • Pre/Post journey arrangements


Enjoy luxury accommodation in the following hotels:


Leonardo Plaza Hotel Eilat
Standard rooms

The Leonardo Plaza Hotel Eilat is beautifully situated on the Red Sea right in front of the amazing beach and is the perfect place to spend a wonderful vacation. The hotel provides a perfect location, just five minutes from the Eilat airport and close to the city center, which offers several attractions such as the scenic Dolphins Reef as well as an attractive shopping mall "Ha'Yam" and a vibrant night life.

Inbal Hotel Jerusalem
Superior New City rooms

Idyllically set overlooking Jerusalem’s Liberty Bell Park and the Old City, the Inbal Jerusalem Hotel is one of the finest and most luxurious Jerusalem hotels. Combining a sophisticated elegance with warmth and comfort, the Inbal provides a feeling of home that is only enhanced by the hotel’s friendly ambiance and highly personalized service.


Dan Panorama Tel Aviv
Deluxe rooms

The Dan Panorama Hotel offers easy access to everywhere you want to be. Across the street is the Mediterranean Sea and within minutes you find yourself on an inviting sandy beach with warm and clear waters.



  • The First Timers package is only available to those who never been to Israel or have not been since 1997
  • All prices in USD
  • Customary gratuities of US $160 per person not included
  • Land price is per person based on double occupancy.
  • Limited number of seats with El Al and Air Canada will be available on a first come first served basis
  • A contribution to the UJA Campaign is required



We welcome all participants. We will do our best to accommodate those with special/mobility needs. Please contact Keren Levy at 416.635.5574 or to discuss.