Cuba (May 2014)


All Around Cuba
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Santiago • Guantanamo • Camagüey • Sancti Spiritus
Trinidad • Cienfuegos • Havana • Bay of Pigs
May 15 – 26, 2014

Journey to Cuba and experience this tropical island nation in a way few travelers do. Join the JCCSF's fourteenth mission to Cuba in a unique opportunity to engage with the local Jewish community and provide humanitarian aid. Enjoy the culture of Cuba, and build a bridge of friendship between Jewish communities.



  • Sephardic Center & Beit Shalom Synagogue
  • Old Havana
  • Studio and home of artist Jose Fuster, the “Picasso of Cuba”
  • Ernest Hemingway’s home, “La Finca Vigia”


  • Local Jewish community visit – presentation of donations
  • Thomas Theatre
  • Bay of Pigs Museum


  • Tour of one of the oldest colonial cities in America, also a UNESCO World Heritage Site   


  • Local Jewish community visit – presentation of donations and plaza tour


  • San Juan Hill
  • Moncada Barracks
  • Shabbat with local Jewish community

Trip Leader: Ariel Goldstein

Major funding for the JCCSF Travel Program is generously provided by the Laszlo N. Tauber Family Foundation.

The JCCSF appreciates the generous support of the Koret Foundation and the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties.

For a more detailed itinerary and other information, call Ariel Goldstein at 
415.276.1506 or email