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6 Days | 5 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Bienvenue a’ la Belle Epoque! (1870-1914)
Discover how the experimentation exhibited by Art Nouveau and the French Impressionists made Paris the center of free artistic expression in Europe at the turn of the 20th century. Examine the scandalous and intimate relationships among radicals of this period and how the era influenced the work and ideas of Pablo Picasso, Gertrude Stein and others.

Jewish Masters of Modern Art
Jews figured prominently in the art movements of the 20th century. Embark on a journey with the Jewish masters of European and American art as you explore the works of Lieberman, Lifschitz, Rothko and others.

Experience Japanese Traditions and a Culinary Experience
Learn key words and phrases in the Japanese language as you study the culture’s customs and traditions. Enjoy a Japanese tea ceremony and assist a native chef in preparing an authentic Japanese dinner — then enjoy dining!

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Minimal walking and standing on this program.

Coordinated by the Friendship Centers.

Currently selected:Prices Starting At:
Jan 26 — Jan 31, 2014 waitlist only  

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at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
3 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances


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