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Atlanta Lions of Judah on the Move to Mexico City, April 7-11, 2024

 Join Women’s Philanthropy and co-chairs Cathy Selig and Staci Brill for a four-night journey to explore the dynamic, diverse Jewish community of Mexico City, and the city’s historic roots and unique cultural traditions.  

Space is limited.

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


Cost & Payment Information  

Land Cost: $4,699 double occupancy, $1,050 Single supplement  

$500 nonrefundable deposit required at time of registration  

Payment timeline 

$2000 due on December 1, 2023 

Balance due on February 7, 2024 

Cancellation policy available upon request

The Women’s Philanthropy Journey to Mexico City asks all participants to make an individual or household gift of $5,400 (Lion of Judah level) or more to the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta 2024 Community Campaign. Women who have committed to the Lion’s Leap step up giving program, are also invited to join us.  

Trip Highlights Include:

  • Enjoy a tranquil boat ride in Xochimilco, Mexico’s Venice, with Mariachi music in colorful vessels called trajineras.
  • Explore the amazing site of Teotihuacán Pyramids, whose name means “the place where gods were created.” 
  • Visit important Jewish institutions including Monte Sinai Synagogue, Justo Sierra, and Colegio Olami Ort. 
  • Tour Frida Kahlo’s Blue House, La Casa Azul, it is a treasure trove of the artist’s artifacts and belongings. 
  • Delve into Museo Memoria y Tolerancia Museum, the Museum of Memory and Tolerance focusing on human rights and the history of international genocides. 
  • Savor tequila tastings (of course) and more……  

Itinerary at a Glance (Subject to Change):

Day One:  Arrive in Mexico City and head to Xochimilco, “Mexico’s Venice” followed by an orientation with our extraordinary tour guide and festive welcome dinner 

Day Two: An introduction to Jewish Life in Mexico City with visits to Colegio Olami Ort, and Monte Sinai Synagogue. An afternoon visit to Zocalo, (Central Square) Metropolitan Cathedral and Templo Mayor.  Authentic Mexican dinner with tequila tasting 

Day Three: Visit the Teotihuacan Pyramids, A UNESCO World Heritage Site and vast archaeological complex, and an afternoon visit to Frida Kahlo’s Blue House 

Day Four: Enjoy a morning at the CDI- Centro Deportivo Israelita (Israeli Sports Center), learn together at Museo Memoria y Tolerancia, and explore the Chapultepec Castle in the Chapultepec Park.  

Day Five: Breakfast and return home with incredible memories 


Included in the cost of the trip:   

  • Four nights at 5 Star Accommodations 
  • Group airport transfer upon arrival/departure 
  • 5 days of transportation by private bus
  • 5 days with English-speaking guide 
  • 3 meals a day according to itinerary
  • Water bottles on the bus 
  • Wine with dinner and soft drinks at lunch 
  • Tours and entry fees
  • Security 
  • Porterage 
  • Gratuities and tips 
  • VAT and Local taxes 

Not included in the cost of the trip:   

  • International airfare 
  • Beverages outside of meals and alcohol 
  • Travel and medical insurance (strongly recommended) 
  • Incidentals and personal items  

COVID 19 Policy 
We will be adhering to Mexico’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. 

Please confirm that your passport is valid for six months from date of return.

Journey to Mexico Co-Chairs, Cathy Selig and Staci Brill 

Women’s Philanthropy Leadership  

Deborah Jacobs, Women’s Philanthropy President
Carey Guggenheim, Women’s Philanthropy Campaign Chair
Arin Tritt, Women’s Philanthropy Campaign Vice-Chair
Tamar Stern, Women’s Philanthropy Immediate Past President  

Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta Leadership  

Eric Robbins, President & CEO
Beth Arogeti, Board Chair 

Seth Greenberg, 2024 Campaign Chair 
Stacey Fisher, 2024 Campaign Vice-Chair
Rob Mann, Frances Bunzl Chief Philanthropy Officer
Marsha Hurwitz, Senior Vice President, Campaign & Major Gifts
Arielle Orlansky, Director, Women’s Philanthropy
Becca Langfelder, Donor Officer, Women’s Philanthropy

Women’s Philanthropy’s Lion of Judah society is proud to partner with Solomon Brothers Jewelers.

Our deepest thanks to our generous sponsor.

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