IST 2015 Departs for Poland, Israel with 73 Teens

Colorado Agency for Jewish Education (CAJE) launched this year’s Israel Study Tour (IST) to Poland and Israel on Sunday with 73 kids, at least 9 of whom were from the Boulder area.

IST by the Numbers:

  • Number of teens: 73
  • Number of US Staff: 5
  • Number of years IST has run trips: 43
  • Total number of kids taken to Israel since 1972: almost 2,500
  • Total number of IST trips Director Josh Samet has been on: 6 (last 5 as staff, and one as teen in 1990)
  • Number of days this trip: 36
  • Number of weeks in Poland: 1
  • Number of weeks in Israel: 4

You can follow along on the adventure at http://caje-ist2015.blogspot.com/, from our link in the footer,  or with their cool CAJE – IST app on Android or IOS.

This year's Israel Study Tour group at DIA on Sunday afternoon.
This year’s Israel Study Tour group at DIA on Sunday afternoon.

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2 comments

  1. i lived in Poland in 1963 to 1964, probably the first American Jewess to ever to so after the war, and do
    so voluntarily; i had a WONDERFUL year there; if yo want to know more please contact me.
    dziekuje or thank you
    miriam paisner