Providing Deeper Conversations Regarding Israel & the Middle East
Joe Perlov and Rabbi Shimon Felix, two veteran educators who have brought thousands of people from North America and Europe to Israel for meaningful, in-depth, and exciting experiences, are now working together to create tailor-made Israel trips for students, communities, synagogues, church groups, professional groups
Joe and Rabbi Shimon specialize in outside-the-box thinking, and will show you an Israel that is exciting, complicated, inspiring, and challenging. Along with the classic historical and contemporary locations, you will be introduced to sites not usually visited, which will shed new light on the Jewish State and its people. You will get to know organizations working to make Israel a better society, and individuals who are making a real difference in the areas of culture, religion, politics, and the arts.
The greenhouse at Kibbutz Shfayim
Tailored to your Needs
Joe and Rabbi Shimon will work together with you to create a trip that will investigate those issues and areas which most interest you and your community, and also introduce you to elements of the Jewish State you never knew existed. They can take care of every aspect of your trip, from planning and content to all logistical matters. Joe and Rabbi Shimon are also available to discuss and debate all things Israel and Jewish on campus, in community, and for organizations in North America.
Joe Perlov is a Philadelphia-born former Kibbutznik, who has served as an educator, community leader, and lecturer in Israel, Europe, and the US. He is the founder and former CEO of the educational travel company, IsraelExperts, and was instrumental in creating educational programming for the Birthright program.
Rabbi Shimon Felix is a New York-born Orthodox Rabbi who has lived in Jerusalem for over forty years. He has taught in a wide range of educational and communal frameworks, served as assistant to Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, and was for many years the executive director of the Bronfman Youth Fellowships in Israel, a premier program for American and Israeli high school seniors.