Friends of the Israel Defense Forces offers two chances to travel to Israel on FIDF missions this fall.
The third annual FIDF cycling tour of Israel rolls from Eilat to Jerusalem from Oct. 20 to 26. The cost, not including airfare, starts at $3,720 if you room with another person. Registration and a $1,000 deposit are due June 9.
The National Leadership Mission, which includes exclusive chances to meet Israeli soldiers and leaders, visit elite IDF units, and see military sites not normally open to tourists, runs from Nov. 10 to 17. Not including airfare, the cost starts at $4,900 per person, double occupancy, with a registration deadline of Oct. 31.
Find more information and registration forms at www.fidf.org/sslpage.aspx?pid=1011.