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Sustainable Israel Tour

Apr 29, 2018 - May 6, 2018

presented in partnership with  Romemu 

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Join Rabbi David Ingber, Founder of Romemu, and Nigel Savage, Founder of Hazon and Romemu Board Member, on a one-of-a-kind mission highlighting Israeli developments in sustainable food production, healthy living, and social justice.

  • The tour will engage your mind, body, and spirit.

  • Eat and explore Israel through its food, nature, culture, and economic innovation, while sleeping and traveling in high comfort.

  • Learn, reflect, pray, and take action in support of a sustainable, bountiful, and more just land.

  • Meet with activists and changemakers at the cutting edge of mindful food practices and sustainable society in Israel.

  • Gain knowledge and understanding on how these global innovators are driving change in response to food, climate, and political insecurity, and get inspired to learn about our collective role in supporting sustainability both in Israel and at home.

  • Enjoy daily opportunities to enhance your experience of being in Israel through study, song, meditation, movement, and prayer with Rabbi David.

Learn more about the Sustainable Israel Tour
Sep 27, 2017 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Private home, New York, NY

Want to know more about a one-of-a-kind opportunity to see firsthand Israeli developments in sustainable food production, healthy living, and social justice? Join us for an informational gathering at the home of Angie Atkins, Romemu board member and co-chair of the Tour to learn about the itinerary and highlights.

Learn more about the tour itinerary and highlights at an informational meeting at the home of Angie Atkins, Romemu board member and co-chair of the Sustainable Israel Tour.

Wednesday, September 27th at 7 PM, UWS

Get your questions answered so you can sign up soon by the early bird deadline of October 31st.

Email Meredith Levick at meredith.levick@hazon.org to rsvp and get the address.

Learn more about the Sustainable Israel Tour
Sep 27, 2017 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Private home, New York, NY

Want to know more about a one-of-a-kind opportunity to see firsthand Israeli developments in sustainable food production, healthy living, and social justice? Join us for an informational gathering at the home of Angie Atkins, Romemu board member and co-chair of the Tour to learn about the itinerary and highlights.

The tour itinerary may include these highlights:

  • Work the land
    Help glean surplus produce from fields with representatives from Leket Israel, the largest food bank in Israel, and a leader and expert in food rescue nationwide.
  • Meet with changemakers
    Visit with leaders in sustainable food practices in the Bedouin community, including farmers from Africa and Southeast Asia, and gather lessons from Israeli farmers.
  • Visit the largest environmental rehabilitation project in Israeli history
    Ariel Sharon Park in Hiriya was formerly a dumping site that took in 3,000 tons of waste per day, but in 1998 was turned into a green oasis by the Israeli government. Meet with the director of the park and learn how the site serves as a model for urban centers in Israel and around the world to change their waste sites into green parks.
  • Take an inside peek
    Get an insider’s tour of Machane Yehuda in Jerusalem – Israel’s largest open air market.
  • Tour the farm
    Visit Kaima Farm, an organic CSA that supports programs for at-risk youth.
  • Check out intentional communities
    Meet the founders of Hineni, the first Ethiopian community in Gedera, and the founder of Kama, an urban intentional community in Beer Sheva.
  • Journey to the Negev
    Have a meaningful encounter with students and staff from the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies by exploring their sustainable practices.
  • Get inspired by sustainable urban planning
    Take a trip to Lod, a unique location where sustainable urban planning is thriving as locals create a new hybrid community with people from various socio-economic levels.
  • Wine & dine
    Eat and drink at Israel’s top eco-conscious restaurants and learn how they remain focused on sustainable sourcing while still created outstanding and delicious food.
  • Practice healthy living
    Take advantage of the tour’s many opportunities for contemplative practices and physical movement. Activities may include hiking, exploring Israel’s wildflowers during their peak season, yoga, and more.

Additional tour information will be made available here as the tour date approaches.

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Fees*

Before October 31, 2017: $3200 for double occupancy if you reserve a spot with a $180 deposit

If we do not have enough people registered by October 31 we will cancel the tour and refund all payments.

The balance of $3020 is due by December 1st.

As of November 1, 2017: $3500 for double occupancy

You can choose to register with a 50% deposit with the balance due a month later (until April 1 when you must pay the full amount up front).

Single supplement: $900

The cost for the Romemu/Hazon Sustainable Israel tour includes:

  • All hotel stays (double occupancy with an option for a single room)
  • Three full meals per day (except 1-2 independent meals)
  • Water and snacks on the bus
  • Licensed tour guide
  • All entrance fees to the activities

*Prices do not include airfare.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel before October 31, 2017: All payments fully refundable

If you cancel between November 1, 2017 and February 28, 2018: Fully refundable less a $100 fee

If you cancel between March 1, 2018 and April 15, 2018: 50% of the full fee refundable

If you cancel after April 16, 2018: non-refundable

For questions or more information, please contact Meredith Levick at meredith.levick@hazon.org.