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What Makes A Mission Special...
A Sense of Purpose
Federation Missions are travel experiences unlike any other.  Yes, we deliver exciting adventures, scintillating experiences, and cultural discoveries.  Sure, we are able to offer you exclusive, insider access to residents, community leaders, area experts and political personalities.  Yet a Federation Mission is something much deeper.  What makes each Mission truly unique is its ‘sense of purpose,' guaranteeing our travelers a heightened appreciation and connection to their Jewish identity. Our goal is to create travel experiences imbued with meaning, giving our participants the chance to visit with members of their extended Jewish family and to come face to face with the shared heritage, traditions and values that unite us all.  Mission participants are sure to come away with a newfound understanding of where we've been as well as a vision of where we're headed.   

Calendar of Missions 

Argentina LandscapeSpiritual, Historical, Personal
Our Missions aren't passive experiences. They're active adventures, engaging the mind, heart, soul, and body.  We'll explore local communities and their histories while traveling by jeep, boat, plane, and foot to make up-close and personal contact with the many marvels of Jewish existence.  You'll witness firsthand the extraordinary efforts of organizations like the Joint Distribution Committee and the Jewish Agency for Israel while discovering and responding to the challenges facing Jewish communities today. 

Ben Yehuda StreetNot Your Typical Tourist Vacation
Federation Missions are journeys -- voyages to see firsthand the history, status, and future of the Jewish people.  Our Missions are opportunities to meet new people, make new friends, explore roots and learn more about Jewish culture.  They offer an occasion to travel to fascinating and remote locations -- not only Israel, but also the former Soviet Union, Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Latin America.  Wherever you find a Jewish community and wherever Jews have made their mark, you'll find a Federation Mission. 

Participants prepare to board their buses following arrival at Ben Gurion airport.Join Us
This is your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the impact the Jewish people have had on world culture, to see how Jewish communities interact today, and to personally witness and be inspired by the role every Jew can play in supporting the continuation of the Jewish people wherever they may live.

Contact Roselle Ungar, Assistant Executive Director Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans, for the most up to date mission information. Join a Federation Mission today and Live Generously.  It Does a World of Good.