**Fall 2020: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and related public health policies, this program is canceled for the fall semester.
For a complete updated list of programs, visit the Fall 2020 page**

Join Berkeley Hillel in Israel this Winter on December 23 – January 3

This winter, we’re sending 40 Cal students to experience Israel together!

If you’d like to be connected with someone who has participated on the trip or would like more information, please contact Molly Shapiro at She’s happy to answer your questions and take you for coffee!

Register today!

You can pre-register today! Registration is open now! Spots are limited so we encourage you to sign up as soon as possible to guarantee your spot on the trip!

 Here’s How to Register:

2. Complete your registration now at
3. Make sure to Tlalim-Israel Outdoors is set as your trip organizer in the Primary Application.
4. Make sure to choose: UC Berkeley – Departing on 12/23/2019 from SFO – San Francisco (Ages 18 – 22)
5. Don’t forget to submit your deposit!
6. Wait for a “Trip Offer Email” from Israel Outdoors. Once you receive it, accept the spot!


The stuff you’ll see:

  • Jerusalem’s Old City and Western Wall
  • The Negev and Judean Deserts
  • The Sea of Galilee
  • The Mediterranean Coast
  • The Dead Sea and Masada
  • Tzfat, the birthplace of mystical Judaism
  • Tel Aviv, the cultural capital of Israel

The stuff you’ll do:

  • Desert camel riding
  • Cultural and culinary events
  • Bedouin tent experience
  • Shopping in Jerusalem’s outdoor markets
  • Ancient tunnel crawling
  • Group and free nights out on the town

The stuff you’ll experience:

  • Celebrating Shabbat in Israel
  • New friendships with Israeli peers
  • Breathtaking sunrise atop Masada
  • Yad V’Shem Holocaust Center
  • Experiencing beach culture in Tel Aviv

Check out a video from Berkeley Hillel’s trip a few years ago!

Any more questions? Email Molly, our Director of Engagement, for more information.