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Join women from all over the world for a revitalizing year of self-exploration, unforgettable experiences in Israel, and inspiring Jewish learning. Enjoy empowering Jewish classes led by world-class speakers and Israeli thought-leaders. Explore dynamic Tel Aviv, Masada’s desert magic, Shabbat in Jerusalem, and many more unique experiences. Discover how to connect deeply with yourself, your family, and your community and understand what it means to be a Lone Soldier.

 

Your health and safety are our top priorities. This trip will be adjusted to meet COVID-19 regulations.
Your year-long journey with Momentum includes FREE* 8 Days in Israel *Momentum trips are free for participants excluding airfare. Additional costs for participants include $75 for tips, a $99 acceptance fee, a $25 Year Of Growth book fee, and the cost of 1-2 meals per day. Participants pay a $500 deposit, which is fully refundable upon returning from the trip.
This trip is designed for women with children under the age of 21 at home, and who are less committed to Jewish community life and ritual observance. The Momentum Year-Long Journey continues with monthly gatherings and Jewish learning.
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the MOMentum Year-Long Journey?

Momentum’s flagship program is the MOMentum Year-Long Journey, which includes an inspiring trip to Israel for women across the globe, specifically Jewish mothers with children under age 18 (age 21 for Mothers of Lone Soldiers). Since 2009, over 20,000 individuals from 30 different countries have experienced this life-changing journey, returning home with a connection to Jewish values, ties to Israel, and the tools to take action in their homes and communities. We encourage you to check out more information about the Year-Long Journey and other learning opportunities with Momentum by exploring our website.

Who is this trip intended for?

  • Mothers who have a child serving or served (in the past 2 years) as a Lone Soldier in the IDF. We will also accept women whose child is in the process of joining the IDF.
  • Participants must have at least one child under age 21.
  • The Momentum Journey is designed for women less committed to Jewish community life and ritual observance.
  • Available to be in Israel July 4-11, 2022
  • Committed to attending the pre and post-trip online sessions
    Desire to join a group travel experience with other Mothers of Lone Soldiers.
  • The Israel trip is fast-paced and active; participants need to be in good health in order to participate.

What is included in the trip?

Unless otherwise noted, the following is included: all educational programs and activities in Israel, tours, group transportation, medical insurance, daily breakfast plus an additional meal on some days, hotel accommodations (double occupancy). Single rooms are available upon request for an additional fee of $900.

Not included are 1-2 meals each day that you may enjoy during your free time and items of a personal nature such as souvenirs, extra snacks and drinks.

Airfare is not included. Participants are expected to book flights on their own that arrive by 12pm on July 4th and depart not earlier than 11pm on July 11th.

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For Jewish mothers with children age 18 and under

FREE (excl. airfare)

Each woman receives a $3650 scholarship

Partner organization contributes $700 per woman

The Israeli Government contributes $700 per woman

To participate in the Momentum Year-Long Journey, women must live in close proximity to a Partner Organization. See our partners list here. Please notify your Community Leader with any updates to your application

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Mainly for the husbands of Momentum sisters

$900 for Momentum husbands

Each man get a scholarship of $2,100-$2,400

Partner Organization contributes $700 per man

The Israeli Government does not contribute to the Men’s Trips

To participate, men must live in close proximity to a Partner Organization. See our partners list here. Please notify your Community Leader with any updates to your application

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Momentum Grand is an exclusive, transformational, spiritual, and uplifting journey for women looking to invest in themselves and help us continue to build the Momentum movement.

Please note: This trip is not subsidized.

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