Summer Experience in Israel for Blind and Visually Impaired Youth

Ofek Liyladenu Israel National Association of Parents of Blind and Visually Impaired Children, in conjunction with the Jewish Institute for the Blind in Jerusalem, are planning the first special Israel summer tour program for blind and visually impaired youth, ages 15 to 21. The pilot trip will be for twelve days combining educational touring throughout the country with outdoor activities and social programs with Israeli youth.

Potential highlights of the trip include:

  • Jerusalem’s Old and New cities including the Western Wall and Jerusalem’s unique markets
  • Climbing Masada and swimming in the Dead Sea
  • Visit to a Bedouin tent and discussion of minorities in Israel
  • Neot Kedomim, the biblical landscape reserve
  • Sports including goalball, tandem biking, horseback riding and swimming

For more information, and pre-registration contact Bob Fenton at: