From tango in the streets of Buenos Aires to the best Malbec in the world, Argentina evokes countless vibrant images. Home to the largest Jewish population in Latin America, it’s also been a hub for Jewish life for more than 150 years. Join us as we meet thriving Jewish communities throughout the country, tour dazzling historic sites and idyllic vineyards, and engage with the leaders charting a bright course for Argentina’s future.
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The mission program will begin in Mendoza on Monday, March 13 at 3:30 pm and conclude in Buenos Aires on Sunday, March 19 at 2:00 pm.
- Visit with one of the largest and most unique Jewish communities in the world today.
- Experience the beauty and tradition of Argentina’s vineyards and wine industry.
- Encounter Jewish Agency-sponsored educational programs for Jewish youth.
- Hear the moving and inspirational stories of those who experienced the worst terrorist attack against the Jewish people in the Western Hemisphere.
- Meet the diplomatic leaders of the Israeli and American embassies.
- Get up close and personal with Jewish life in South America through intimate home hospitality.
- Hear from top government officials about the political and social situation in Argentina today.
- Visit the singular JDC Community Medicine Bank, which serves the most vulnerable populations.
- Tour the Malba Museum, the most impressive display of social and political art in the region.
- Experience the beauty and culture of the "Paris of South America" at the Colon Opera House, San Telmo, La Boca and the birthplace of the Tango.
Mission Costs: Per person costs are $5,100 in double occupancy, including the flight from Mendoza to Buenos Aires. The single supplement is $1,117.
King David Society Chair: Suzanne Barton Grant
Eligibility: Suggested voluntary commitment is $25,000 to the 2017 Annual Campaign or a permanent endowment of $500,000 established at a Federation or Jewish Community Foundation. Donors are encouraged to invite their adult children to attend.