MISSIONS

Jewish Federation missions are travel experiences unlike any other. Join us as we explore the past, present and future of the Jewish communities across the globe.

 

Each trip has a unique sense of purpose, deepening your connection to Jewish identity while expanding your world and connecting you to other Kansas Citians. Our missions aren’t passive experiences; they’re active adventures and cultural discoveries.

Mexico City - September 7-12, 2022

Explore Mexico City's historical and archaeological sites. Learn about this vibrant Jewish communities' rich history, which dates to the late 1400's, and the expulsion of Jews from Spain.

Meet the people and share a meal while you get to know this exciting Jewish community - the cultural center of Mexican Jewry. Click here to view a tentative itinerary.


Highlights:

  • Marvel as you explore Teotichuacan, home of the pyramids, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tour the CDI (Israeli Sports Center), one of the largest JCC's anywhere housing sports, social, recreational, cultural, and artistic activities.
  • Walk along the Paseo de la Reforma into Chalpultepac Park.
  • Visit Frida Kahlo's Blue House and Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo's home studio.
  • Participate in Shabbat services and dinner at Bet El synagogue with members of the community.
  • Enjoy traditional and contemporary Mexican cuisine.

Land-only Costs*:

Land Only Package Rooms Per Adult Total
2 Adults in 1 Room 1 double $3,500 $7,000
1 Adult in 1 Room 1 Single $4,455 $4,455

*Price subject to change depending on the final number of attendees. 


Small stipends to offset some of the cost of the trip will be available for those who might otherwise not be able to go.

Contact Jonathan Schwartzbard or Debbie Granoff for more information.

Payment Schedule

  • $600 non-refundable deposit due per person upon registration
  • 50% of balance due by June 15, 2022
  • 100% of balance due by July 15, 2022

Flights and Accommodations

  • JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City recommends the following flights which we currently have a hold on 20 tickets at $610 each - this price is good only until May 12 and is subject to change after that. 
    • American Airlines Flight #2487 departing Kansas City on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at 8:25 am and arriving in Mexico City 1:18 pm (layover in Dallas).
    • American Airline Flight #0389 departing Mexico City on Monday, September 12, 2022 at 2:21 pm and arriving in Kansas City at 8:00 pm (layover in Dallas).

A Message From Our Chairs

Annie and Victor Wishna