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Hand in Hand Board/Donor Mission to Israel

Hand in Hand Board/Donor Mission to Israel

We are happy that you will be joining us in March in Israel for our tour of engagement with Hand in Hand: Center for Jewish-Arab Education in Israel. Our group includes Hand in Hand board members, supporters and others from the U.S., Canada, Europe and Israel.

The program will offer the opportunity to delve deeply into the major issues of Jewish-Arab relations in Israel and how Hand in Hand is meeting the many challenges facing Israeli society today.

The program will include:
– visits to 3 of the Hand in Hand schools (Jerusalem, Jaffa and the Galilee.)
– meeting and discussions with students, teachers, parents and staff
– meeting with the Israeli board of Hand in Hand
– meetings with local and national elected officials
– visits to historic sites

Hand in Hand will cover additional costs for the program outside of hotels and airfare, including some dinners and lunches, transport in Israel, licensed tour guide and any entrance fees.


Required Forms and Information: 

Traveler Information Form (Due November 15, one for each traveler)

Arrival/Departure Information Form (Due December 15, only one form per couple is needed if travelling together.)

After you Register:

  • Complete the Traveler Information Form to indicate which hotel your are choosing (Satei or Market House). Please see pricing tiers below:
    • Registrants choosing The Setai: $2080 per room (1-2 guests). Min 15 guests; Max 25 rooms.
    • Registrants choosing Market House: $1120 single / $1160 double room. Max 10 rooms.
    • The prices listed above are for 4 nights of the tour. If you arrive early or depart later arrangements can be made for you by us. Just let us know by filling out the Arrival/Departure Form.

Book Now $1120-$2080 per person

Make A Deposit

To make a deposit and hold your spot on this trip, fill in your credit card details and billing address below. You will receive a receipt by email.

Tour Deposit: $300.00 per person (Special Offer: $99 for bookings through Dec. 31, 2021)

Trip Includes

  • 4 nights’ in Deluxe Room at Seital Hotel (up to 25 rooms) or Standard Room Market House Jaffa (up to 10 rooms)
  • Pricing includes breakfast and porterage
  • Dedicated pre-trip customer service and on-ground support

Trip Does Not Include

  • Travel insurance-HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
  • International airfare
  • Hotels are legally required to bill VAT to citizens of Israel
  • Gratuities for hotel staff
  • Anything not listed in “included” section above.

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MEJDI TERMS & CONDITIONS

Final Payment: Final payment is due 90 days prior to departure.
Prices: Prices are per person and are based upon shared double occupancy (unless otherwise noted). Prices are also based
on travelers holding a B2 tourist visa. Additional VAT will be collected if traveling on any other type of visa/documents. In
case of human or computer error, MEJDI LLC reserves the right to re-invoice for the correct price or service. A full refund
will be made to passengers who choose not to pay an increase, provided MEJDI LLC receives a written cancellation within
five days of the price increase notification.
Travel Insurance: Travel insurance is not included in the tour price. MEJDI LLC strongly recommends the purchase of
comprehensive travel insurance package, which covers health, lost luggage, trip cancellation and trip interruption. Please
note that we cannot accept responsibility for any losses or expenses, which you or any member of your party may incur as a
result of failing to secure adequate coverage. We can recommend travel insurance companies upon request.
Passport and Documentation: Your passport must be valid for at least six months following your entry date to your travel
destination. MEJDI LLC is not responsible to provide any travel documents to any of our destinations, including visas. It is
the sole responsibility of the traveler to confirm with the consulate of each country visited, about any necessary travel
documentation/visas required to enter these countries.
Airlines and Air Tickets: Passengers are responsible to ensure MEJDI LLC has the correctly spelled names for air tickets
reservations. Due to newly introduced security measures, any name change including minor spelling corrections may
require airline reservations to be canceled and re-booked. MEJDI LLC will not be held responsible for the denial of services
by a carrier due to any name discrepancy. Subsequent name corrections will be subject to an airline re-booking fee of up to
$300 per ticket. Air reservations are subject to availability at the time of re-booking. All airline tickets issued in conjunction
with this tour are subject to air penalties per individual carrier’s rules and regulations which will be applied.
Airport Taxes and Fees: All airline tickets are subject to a variety of foreign and domestic government taxes which include
security charges, the September 11th Security Fee, airport facility charges, customs and immigration fees, inspection fees,
fuel surcharges and more. Taxes and fees are subject to change. Airport taxes & fees which appear on the invoice reflect the
taxes and fees that are applicable when the original reservation is completed. These taxes and fees may vary prior to airline
tickets being issued. We reserve the right to amend the airport taxes & fees to reflect any changes prior to ticketing.
Baggage: Luggage is the responsibility of the passenger/s and that of the airlines. For lost/delayed luggage claims, the
passenger is responsible for notifying the airline directly. If travel insurance policy was purchased, all damage/loss must be
reported at time of incident and documented in writing by local authorities for submission to the insurance company. As all
airlines differ and restrictions change periodically, we recommend that you call the airline directly with questions about
your baggage allowance. MEJDI LLC shall not be held responsible for any delay or damage to or loss of luggage and/or
personal items.
Tour Itinerary: MEJDI LLC reserves the right to change the itinerary due to unforeseen circumstances. In all cases, MEJDI LLC
will do its best to maintain the content of the tour. If the tour services as indicated by the itinerary cannot be supplied or
there are changes in the itinerary for reasons beyond the control of MEJDI LLC we will arrange for provision of comparable
services. MEJDI LLC reserves the right to make changes in the itinerary whenever MEJDI LLC deems it necessary to the
comfort, convenience and safety of the participant at any time. No refund will be paid for unused services such as:
transfers, sightseeing, meals, hotel accommodation, entrance fees, and others that are listed in the tour program.
Meals: Meals are based on the hotel's or restaurant's buffet or set menu. In general, beverages are not included, unless
specifically stated.
Hotels Accommodation: Hotels will be provided in accordance with the itinerary or similar. We reserve the right to make
substitutions with hotels of equal standard. There will be no refunds for any difference in the cost of those
accommodations. All rooms are standard twin-bedded rooms with private facilities, unless specifically stated. Special
requests such as bed types, smoking preference and connecting rooms are subject to availability. Room selection in all
cases, unless otherwise reserved, is strictly at the discretion of the hotel's management on a run-of-house basis. Triple
rooms consist of standard twin beds plus a sofa/folding bed or cot for third person.
Not Included: Items of personal nature such as laundry, wines, mineral water, beverages, coffee, tea, meals other than
described in the tour details, any other service not described as included, passport and visa fees, insurance.
Emergency Numbers: 1-703-349-1554 (USA) or 011-58-454-4847 (ISRAEL)
Documents: Your tour documents including: paper air tickets or E Ticket receipts, tour confirmation voucher and all other
related information will be sent approximately two to three weeks prior to departure provided full payments have been
received.
Customer Service: All customer service issues and refund requests must be submitted in writing and received no later than
30 days after your return. Refunds are subject to a processing fee of $50 plus any hotel and/or supplier charges incurred.
Airline flight cancellations and delays for any reason are not the responsibility of MEJDI LLC Submit your claim directly to the
airline. MEJDI LLC does not guarantee airline response.