Inside Jewish China 2017

December 10, 2017 - December 17, 2017

Applications will be opening shortly. Email for more information.

Inside Jewish China is your chance to explore emerging Jewish life in East Asia with the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian organization.

Itinerary Highlights:

  • Engage with young professionals and innovators from across Asia for Limmud China, a cross-communal Jewish educational experience, where participants will have the opportunity to apply their unique skills
  • Participate in interactive discussions with community leaders such as Roberta Lipson,founder of Kehillat Beijing to understand the history and current challenges of the Jewish community in China today
  • Meet with young professional residents of Moishe House and other Jewish expats
  • Discover China’s unique Jewish history and understand JDC’s significant role in Shanghai in rescuing Jews from the Holocaust through briefings and discussions with community members and experts
  • Visit Beijing and Shanghai’s major tourist attractions, including the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, the Bund, Yu Gardens, and the Oriental Pearl TV Tower
  • Experience Chinese culture, cuisine, and nightlife through an acrobatic show, traditional Shanghainese dinners, and a tea ceremony

Click here to view the full sample itinerary.

Trip Dates: December 2017

Participation fee: $1,000 USD, not inclusive of flights

*Do not let the price of the trip stop you from applying. JDC Entwine has subsidies available. Click here to learn more.

The trip cost includes:

  • Local transportation within China
  • Meals
  • Hotel Accommodations (note: the participation fee covers accommodations in double rooms; participants may elect to stay in a single room for an additional fee)
  • Site visits, briefings, tours, etc.
  • Medical and emergency evacuation insurance

Participants will be expected to submit a non-refundable deposit of $1,000 upon notification of selection.

Final payments (which may vary based on individual subsidies) will be due two months before departure.

To learn more click here for a FAQ.

Flight details: Participants will be responsible for booking their own round-trip airfare to and from Shanghai. Travel logistics details will be shared upon notification of acceptance.

About JDC in China: China and the Far East are home to a diverse, growing Jewish community. Today, JDC is working to provide cohesion and new connections for this community, establishing social networks for young professionals and coordinating a rich pallet of community-building programs surrounding the holidays and other important Jewish events.

Learn more about JDC's work in China here.

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