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Farm Volunteer Trip to Israel

April 8 April 14 EDT

Israel

The Jewish people are bound to each other in powerful ways. We can respond to this moment by activating the Adamah community.

Help respond to the Israeli food security crisis

Build relationships and connections between American Jews, Israelis, and Palestinians with shared values and shared vision for and commitment to peace.

Over the months ahead, Adamah will be bringing up to 50 people to Israel for week-long immersive service experiences.

We will volunteer on farms in order to mitigate Israel’s ongoing food security crisis, and learn from incredible leaders on the ground doing the essential work of shared society and peacebuilding through environmental cooperation.

Overview

This is an Israel trip designed to deepen your knowledge of what is happening on the ground in Israel today, including learning about food security issues and exploring shared society.

  • Help respond to the Israeli food security crisis by volunteering on farms.
  • Learn from Israeli & Palestinian leaders of the shared society movement and especially those leading efforts in peacebuilding through environmental cooperation.
  • Build relationships and connections between American Jews, Israelis, and Palestinians with shared values and shared vision for and commitment to peace.

Itinerary: Monday, April 8 – Sunday, April 14
Spaces are limited so your application does not mean that you have been formally accepted into the program.

Details

Participants are required to arrive by 1 PM on Monday, April 8 so the trip can formally start that evening. It will conclude by 4 PM on Sunday, April 14. Participants are expected to participate in the full duration of the trip.

Throughout the week, you should anticipate:

  • Full days volunteering on farms.
  • Meeting with evacuees, both Jewish and Muslim, to better understand their plight and the work being done to support them.
  • Learning from Israeli and Palestinian resiliency.
  • Shabbat experience in the North.

Tentative schedule (subject to change):

  • 4 full days of agricultural work with educational programming in the evening.
  • Shabbat in Haifa learning from communities about their resiliency during this unprecedented time.

FAQs

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I am interested! What’s next?
Please be in touch with Gabe Axler, he will be happy to speak with you to address any questions or concerns. Gabe can be reached at gabe.axler@adamah.org.

As we move forward in planning, we uplift and highlight the work of these organizations as role models in the work of peacebuilding through environmental cooperation:

The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies prepares leaders from Israel, Palestine, Jordan, and around the world to cooperatively solve the regional & global problems of our time.

Standing Together is a grassroots movement mobilizing Jewish and Palestinian citizens of Israel in pursuit of peace, equality, and social & climate justice.