Teen Experience

Trip at a Glance

  • An opportunity to experience Israel as a means to strengthen Jewish identity and pride as a Detroiter
  • An educational, experiential itinerary allowing teens to see, feel and touch Israel
  • Creates an opportunity for teens to connect with their congregations
  • Creates personal relationships between Detroit and Israeli teens from the Partnership Region
  • Provides quality programs with attention to health and safety standards
  • Emphasizes a community building experience with sensitivity towards individual needs

What’s Included

  • Room and board
  • Program activities
  • Flights to Israel and back
  • Laundry

Teen Mission was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for me, and helped shape who I am today.  I made incredible friends, saw magnificent sights, and was challenged every single day. I feel so lucky to be able to call Israel my home, and am so grateful for the experience.

-Logan Ben Ezra, TM14 Participant

Questions? Visit teenmissiondetroit.org

*Fee reflects subsidy provided to all participants living in Metropolitan Detroit. Participants living outside of Metropolitan Detroit must pay full cost of the trip.  Please contact the Teen Mission office for more details.

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
Feb
9

NEXTGen Detroit and JFamily present
Winter Warm Up

Sunday, February 9, 2020 | 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Farber Hebrew Day School 21100 W 12 Mile Rd, MI $18 per Family till 12 noon on Wednesday, February 5th |  $25 per family  after Warm up with NEXTGen Detroit and JFamily for a cozy morning of crafts, cocoa, coffee and connecting with other young […]

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Feb
20

NEXTGen Detroit, Repair the World Detroit and JCRC/AJC present a screening of:
White Right: Meeting the Enemy

February 20, 2020 | 6:30 — 9:00 PM Playground Detroit 2845 Gratiot Ave, Detroit, MI 48207 Join us for a private screening of White Right: Meeting the Enemy at Playground Detroit followed by a facilitated conversation by Repair the World about the intersections of antisemitism, racism, and white nationalism. This event is intended for the […]

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Mar
11

LGBTQ+ Ally & Advocacy 3- Part Training Series for Jewish Educators and Youth Professionals.

Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, Stand with Trans, Jfamily, and the Youth Professionals Network present LGBTQ+ Ally & Advocacy Training for Jewish Educators and Youth Professionals. The 3-part series includes: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 6:30PM – 8:30PM LGBTQ+ 101: Learn how gender, sexual orientation, and mental health impacts youth; vocabulary, language and common terminology will […]

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Apr
1

Experience Dear Evan Hansen and Support Youth Wellness

Proceeds from this event will benefit youth mental health services and youth programming. Don’t miss the Broadway hit that has won six Tonys and a Grammy award and has been called “one of the most remarkable shows in musical theater history.” Tickets for this special showing of Dear Evan Hansen include: • Pre-glow reception at […]

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