Jun 29 - Jul 13, 2022 Available
Experience the highlights, heritage, and treasures of Western Europe on this once-in-a-lifetime experience. See for yourself why these cities have sparked generations of inspiration.
Western Europe Discovery is a jam-packed tour of England, France, Belgium, and Holland. It’s also an opportunity to explore the culture of Western Europe close-up—its art, architecture, language, theater, culinary treats, and contemporary social trends. Along the way, you’ll discover how the world-changing ideas that originated in these European nations continue to shape our own lives.
As a Jewish teen experience, this program is about understanding the history of Western Europe’s Jewish community—its origins, triumphs, and sorrows. You’ll visit centuries-old synagogues, spend authentic Shabbatot in London and Amsterdam, and confront the legacy of the Holocaust at places like the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam and the Vel’ d’Hiv Roundup Memorial in Paris.
Get a view from the top of the city’s most famous landmarks on the London Eye
Experience the ancient mystery of Stonehenge
Visit Big Ben up close and watch the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace in London
Spend an authentic Shabbat with the Jewish communities of London and Amsterdam
Visit Normandy Memorial Centre for History and Peace
View the Mona Lisa painting and much more at the Louvre
Explore the Palace and ground of Versailles
Learn about Dutch cheese-making techniques at Clara Maria Farm
Browse Piccadilly Circus and visit Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre