Pilgrimage & Study Trip
May 4-17, 2023
Prospect Hill Presbytery ▪ Des Moines Presbytery ▪ North Central Iowa Presbytery
Join Presbyterians from across Iowa as we visit biblical sites, meet local Christians and church leaders as well as representatives from the Jewish and Muslim communities, and learn about the Israel-Palestine conflict and peacemaking and reconciliation efforts.
Participants must have a valid passport that expires no sooner than 6 months after the conclusion of the trip (passport expiration date must be after November 17, 2023).
COST — The double occupancy rate is $2,700, which includes 11 nights of lodging, most meals, guides, tips, and on the ground transportation. Airline travel is not included. Limited number of single occupancy is available for an additional charge of $900. Scholarships available.
TRAVEL — Participants are responsible for booking their own airline tickets, but itineraries must be submitted for approval prior to ticketing. Departure from the U.S. should be on Thursday, May 4 to arrive in Tel Aviv Airport (TLV) by Friday evening, May 5. Return flight may depart TLV on Tuesday evening, May 16, to arrive in the U.S. on Wednesday, May 17.
Please be advised that participants are expected to abide by all travel requirements of the states of Israel and Palestine as well as all international and U.S. travel regulations and airline policies, which may include Covid-19 testing and vaccination.
For more information, contact Amgad Beblawi by email or at 502-592-3223.
Application deadline is March 15, 2023.