Spend this winter break making an impact. . . Join Jewish teens from across the country on Alternative Winter Break (AWB) and help restore a city in need, work with the homeless and learn how to make change. You’ll make a tangible difference in the lives of others and have tons of fun visiting one of the most interesting and unusual American cities.

AWB is a week-long service learning program emphasizing Tikkun Olam (repairing the world), social responsibility and volunteerism. While working to make a difference, you’ll gain Jewish context for the good work you are doing, a deeper understanding of the community in which you are working, important leadership skills and wonderful new friends who share your values!

The program is open to Jewish teens in grades 9-12 from all across the United States and Canada.

The 2017 program will take place from December 24th- 29th in Charleston, South Carolina. Click here to read the FAQ.

For more information, please email winterbreak@youngjudaea.org or call 917-595-2100 x209





Alternative Winter Break

Warm your heart and make an impact with our unforgettable social action volunteer program. Click below to register - choose your trip and get ready for the experience of a lifetime.

Ages: High School Students


One Week


Sharon Schoenfeld

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