For the third year in a row, OU-JLIC is partnering with Germany Close Up to offer a subsidized group trip to Germany for Jewish college students and young professionals.

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The dates of the program will be from June 6th and June 14th (starting in the US on June 5th). The program will expose participants to Berlin’s multicultural life; allow them to visit sites such as a former concentration camp, the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe and the Jewish Museum in Berlin, and to experience other key historical sites and cultural venues.

Participants of the trip will meet with German opinion-makers from the academic and political spheres, representatives of grass roots movements and the Jewish community, as well as German contemporaries. The role of Jewish voices in transatlantic relations will be explored as participants actively contribute to German-American dialogue.

The program will focus on the following topics:

Berlin and united Germany
The Holocaust and the Nazi Era (incl. a visit to a former Concentration Camp)
Transatlantic/German-American relations (incl. a meeting with officials of the German Federal Foreign Office)
Current German Politics
Jewish Life in Berlin, past and present
German-Israeli relations
A visit to Berlin, Nuremberg Munich

*For more details and price information please click here!