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Shalom Cuba: Exploring Jewish Heritage

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Program #20436RJ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s 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.
A country rich in tradition, Cuba boasts a small but vibrant Jewish community that has evolved through the years. During this special journey that introduces you to communities in Havana, Cienfuegos and Santa Clara, meet members of each community and discover the history and dynamics of Judaism in Cuba.


Highlights

• Enjoy an opportunity to celebrate Shabbat and eat dinner with the Jewish community members in Cienfuegos.
• Explore the Patranato Synagogue and Jewish Pharmacy considered the heart of Cuban Jewish community life.
• Meet with the director and members of the Centro Sefaradi Synagogue and get an overview of the large Jewish community of Havana.

Program Notes

Road Scholar is authorized to travel to Cuba under OFAC License #CT-2014-308137-1. Round trip charter flight from Miami to Cuba is included.

Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles per day, with some uneven cobblestone streets.

Itinerary Summary

Independent arrival Miami, Fla., 1 night; flight to Cienfuegos (Cuba), 3 nights; coach to Havana, 4 nights; flight to Miami for departure.

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8 nights of accommodations
21 meals: 8 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips
17 Hands-on experiences
2 Flights during the program
Visas: 1(out of 1 required)

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