LGBTQ Mission to Israel

May 26 – June 2, 2016

See Israel With Pride 

Visit incredible sites where Federations are changing lives every day. Experience Israeli culture, cuisine and character. Take pride in advancement. Take pride in Israel and her LGBTQ community on this unforgettable trip.


Join members of the LGBTQ community from around North America for this historic mission to Israel! Marvel at Jerusalem's Old City one day and be dazzled by Tel Aviv's beaches the next. Meet with Israel's LGBTQ politicians, business leaders and innovators and learn what is being done to advance the rights of the LGBTQ community.


Encounter Israel and Federation as a community through a uniquely LGBTQ lens. 


Join this groundbreaking mission

An inspiring and action packed seven days, timed to end with the start of Tel Aviv Pride on June 3rd!


The cost of this mission is $2,999.

Thinking about arriving early or extending your trip? Get assistance booking tours, activities or hotel accommodations with Tzvi Rosen of Kenes Israel, a top travel provider.


Have questions?  Email Lindsay Yellen.


Thanks to our partner A Wider Bridge for their work on the LGBTQ programming for the Mission.




Stuart Kurlander, Washington DC




Dara Papo, San Francisco; Jeff Schoenfeld, New York​; Arthur Slepian, San Francisco




An Ally in Federation

LGBTQ Mission Registration