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Monday, March 20 2017, 12:00 PM to Sunday, March 26 2017, 1:00 PM

Exploring Poland with Chabad on Campus!

The Chabad on Campus Poland trip is a seven-day educational student trip to Poland. The trips promise to be a journey through the history of our people, connecting past, present and future.

An exploration of the tribulations in exile, focusing on the Holocaust experience in Poland, we will explore the the importance of a strong Jewish presence in Israel and active Jewish communities around the world. The goal is to inspire students to be part of the journey and the future of our people by strengthening their Jewish identity and commitment.

How much background do I need to have in Jewish
education and observance?

This trip is open to all Jewish students an
d all those interested in furthering their Jewish education. All classes and readings will be in English.

 

Do I need to be religious to participate?

No. The trip is first and foremost, an educational experience.

When will I find out if I have been accepted?

There will be rolling acceptance, based on eligibility. If you don't hear from us within three weeks of applying, feel free to email poland@chabad.edu.


When is the payment due?

If you have been accepted to the program, you will be notified about how to proceed with submitting your payment and confirming your place. Be sure to follow those steps to secure your place.

Are graduate students eligible?

Yes. Although most of the students are undergraduates, there is usually a contingent of graduate students on each trip.


I graduated. Can I still apply for this trip?

This trip is for current students. Since there is limited space, we have to give priority to those still in school.


Will there be free time for me to explore on my own?

No. The trip itinerary is very full.  While students will have built in free time, this will be within the framework of the tight schedule we will be on. In addition, due to security concerns, students must remain with the group at all times.


What security precautions does Chabad on Campus take?

Your safety is our number one priority. Our program does not travel to or through certain higher risk areas. For the entire duration of the trip, we will be accompanied by an armed guard  We will of course monitor safety updates, and we will cancel or modify specific trips as needed.

What travel documents do I need?

Students need valid passports.  American, Canadian, Australian, United Kingdom citizens (and many others) do not need visas. If you do require a visa, you will need to contact our office to arrange the necessary documents. Your passport will need to be valid for at least 6 months from the date of your return to the US.


Does Chabad on Campus cover domestic transportation to/from NY?

No. All trips leave from New York and students are responsible for making their own way to New York City.

How do you decide who is accepted?

There are many factors which the acceptance committee takes into consideration, including but not limited to: demographic, school, quality of applicant, involvement in local Chabad, references etc.

 

Poland

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Event Categories:

Educational, Travel / Off Campus Trip