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Journey to Morocco

November 7, 2023 - November 15, 2023

Women’s Philanthropy is headed to Morocco November 7 – 15, 2023!

Join Women’s Philanthropy for an immersive and remarkable journey to discover Morocco through a Jewish lens. Explore its enchanting imperial cities filled with extraordinary marketplaces, traverse magnificently historic Jewish and Muslim sites.

  • Try your hand at authentic cooking and art workshops
  • Visit Marrakech’s famous markets filled with snake charmers, spice peddlers, specialty crafts, and street musicians
  • Explore Ourika Valley and learn about important Jewish contributions to Morocco
  • Meet inspiring women shaping the future of this magical country
  • Experience the best of Morocco’s breath-taking, landscapes, culture, and warm hospitality
  • And much more……..

Space is limited.

For additional information, please contact Robin Sysler, Missions Coordinator, at [email protected] or 973-699-1582.

Cost & Payment Information

Land Cost: $4,499
Single Occupancy supplement: $600
The Women’s Philanthropy Journey to Morocco welcomes all women who make an annual individual or household gift of $1,800 or more to the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta.

A $500 deposit is required at the time of registration ($250 is refundable until May 9, 2023)
$2,000 payment is due by July 1, 2023
The remaining balance is due by September 1, 2023 

Not included in the cost of the trip:
International flights and airport taxes
Travel Insurance (highly recommended)
Medical Insurance 
Porterage at hotels 

Incidentals
Pre and post mission arrangements
Gratuities for guide, field coordinator, driver 

Lunch on your own most days
Beverages at meals 

Itinerary At A Glance (Subject to Change)

Day 1 – Depart US
Day 2 – Welcome to Morocco, arrive in Casablanca with an Introduction to The Glory of Jewish Morocco
Day 3 — Casablanca and Marrakech – The Story of Jewish Casablanca and enchanting Marrakech
Day 4 – The beautiful Ourika Valley and Marrakech’s historical Medina and Mellah, followed by a festive Moroccan Shabbat 
Day 5 – Shabbat in Marrakech’s Gardens and Museums, and Havdalah by campfire and sunset camel rides 
Day 6 – Moroccan cultural workshops and a stunning road trip to the city of Fes
Day 7 – Fes, once a center of Jewish life, is filled with Jewish history, inspiring women and world-famous marketplaces
Day 8 – Meknes to Rabat, imperial cities rich with Moroccan history and pilgrimage sites. Rabat, Morocco’s capital, is home to the royal family
Day 9 – Departure for home – filled with wonderful memories and new friendships 

Details

5 Star accommodations
All breakfasts included
All dinners included
Daily tours and experiences
Jewish Federations of North America security
Suggested flights to be announced shortly
More details to follow

COVID 19 Policy 
We will be adhering to Morocco’s Covid-19 guidelines and vaccination policy, which are subject to change. It is the responsibility of each participant to ensure they meet the necessary vaccination requirements. 

Women’s Journey to Morocco Co-Chairs
Joanne Birnbrey | Emily Silberman | Linda Silberman | Lori Vainer

Women’s Philanthropy 2023 Leadership
Tamar Stern, Women’s Philanthropy President
Deborah Jacobs, Women’s Philanthropy Campaign Chair
Carey Guggenheim, Women’s Philanthropy Campaign Vice-Chair

Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta Leadership
Eric M. Robbins, President & CEO
Matt Bronfman, Federation Board Chair
Joel Arogeti, 2023 Campaign Chair
Seth Greenberg, 2023 Campaign Vice Chair

Details

Start:
November 7, 2023
End:
November 15, 2023
Event Category:

Venue

Morocco
Morocco + Google Map
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