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Israel Tour for American Jewish Teenagers Planned for 1965

Plans for encouraging greater numbers of Jewish youth to visit Israel during the summer of 1965 were announced today by the American Zionist Youth Commission. The Commission plans to achieve this through widely publicizing its “Israel Tour for Teenagers,” a seven-week educational travel program in Israel for 15-18 year old high school students who are not affiliated with any of the national Jewish youth organizations.

According to Bernard Weisberg, director of the Youth Commission, 250 young people from all parts of the United States have taken part in this program since its inception in 1960. The “Israel Tour for Teenagers” leaves the U. S. by Jet the first week in July, and returns the last week of August. The cost of the tour is $895.00.