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Hebro Travel to Host Gay, Jewish Trip to Poland & Prague

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This year will mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and Hebro Travel, a tour operator for “gay Jews and those who love us,” will host a 9-day Jewish history and culture tour across Poland and the Czech Republic from August 8-16, 2015.

“Marking the 70th anniversary of the Auschwitz liberation, I feel extremely excited to offer the Jewish gay community a trip that combines the history of its past with the promise for its future,” says Jayson Littman, Founder & President of Hebro Travel. “I look forward to continuing the tradition of offering dynamic vacations that weave together culture, community, and pride into the ultimate getaways!”

The main entrance to Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp / photo credit: Michel Zacharz / Wikipedia

The trip will explore, commemorate and celebrate the past century of the Jewish experience in the region, from life before the Holocaust to today – including the first-ever gay Jewish group tour of the Auschwitz-Birkenau and Theresienstadt Concentration Camps. There will also be a private memorial service for the thousands of gays who perished at the Camps, visits of the Schindler’s List route and Prague’s Jewish Quarter, and will culminate on a joyous note with participation in Prague Pride.

Prague Pride 2014 / photo credit: Prague Pride / Facebook

Pricing starts at $3,099 with a addition $750 for single occupancy. Included are accommodation for 8 nights/9 days, meals (8 daily breakfasts, 3 dinners, 3 lunches),entrance fees to all sites on program, individual arrival transfers from Krakow Airport (KRK – J Paul II Balice) to hotel, one-way group flight from Warsaw to Prague on Czech Airlines, fully air-conditioned modern luxury bus around Poland & Prague, certified local tour guides, porterage at hotels, and the full Prague Pride itinerary.

Not included are international flights to Krakow and from Prague, visa, passport fees and handling charges, tips to guide and driver, meals other than noted above, alcoholic beverages, and travel insurance (which is recommended).

More information about the tour, including booking information and a full, up-to-date itinerary is available on Hebro’s website at www.hebrotravel.com.

Hebro Travel was founded by Littman in 2014 following many years of running Hebro Nightlife, a successful gay Jewish event company in New York City. The new travel company is a way to reach out to a different demographic within the gay Jewish community— one that is looking to share fun and adventurous experiences with other gay Jews outside of a more traditional setting.

 

Chase is the Founder and Creative Director of therepubliq.com, Host and Executive Producer of OutCast Austin, an award-winning LGBT weekly radio program on KOOP 91.7 FM in Austin. In 2011, he was named the Critics Pick for 'Most Gaybiquitous' in the Austin Chronicle's Best of Austin. In 2012, CultureMap Austin named him one of Austin's Top LGBT bloggers and he received the AGLCC's Chamber Award for Social Media Diva.

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Hebro Package Offers Israeli Adventure, Tel Aviv Pride

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Hebro Travel, a tour operator for “gay Jews and those who love us,” returns to Israel for the second time for a 10-day adventure where you can explore a land that gave rise to three of the world’s faiths and celebrate Tel Aviv Pride from June 5-14, 2015.

The trip will explore Jerusalem, both new and old, with trips to the Jewish Quarter and down the Via Dolorosa through the narrow lanes of the Old City to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre before exploring the Arab Market. Visit Yad Vashem, Israel’s renewed memorial to the victims of the Holocaust and the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem.

Drive through the Judean Desert and visit the Masada, the last stronghold in the zealot’s battle against the Roman Empire, before a lunch on the shores of the Dead Sea and an afternoon swim in the world famous rejuvenating waters.

Drive along to the shores of the Jordan River, passing by the ancient city of Jericho and along the shores of the Sea of Galilee to Capernum, the home of St. Peter and a stop at the Mount of Beatitudes, the traditional site of Jesus’ delivery of the Sermon on the Mount.

Visit the Golan Heights and spend an afternoon at an Israel Defense Force army base and meet with Israeli soliders. Drive along the Mediterranean Coast and visit Harod’s city of Caesarea and Jaffa’s ancient flea market.

Then celebrate pride in Tel Aviv starting with a special Hebro kickoff party before the Pride Parade and Pride Beach Party.

Pricing starts at $2,999 with a addition $825 for single occupancy. Included are accommodation for 9 nights/10 days, meals (9 daily breakfasts, 3 dinners, 2 lunches, Happy Hour in Jerusalem hotel), entrance fees to all sites on program, individual arrival transfers from Ben Gurion Airport to Jerusalem, fully air-conditioned modern luxury bus around Israel, certified local tour guide, tips to tour guide and driver, porterage at hotels, full Tel Aviv Pride itinerary, Hebro Tel Aviv Pride kickoff party

Not included are international flights to and from Israel, visa, passport fees and handling charges, meals other than noted above, alcoholic beverages, and travel insurance (which is recommended).

More information about the tour, including booking information and a full, up-to-date itinerary is available on Hebro’s website at www.hebrotravel.com. Reservations can also be made by phone at 212-316-4838

Hebro Travel was founded by Littman in 2014 following many years of running Hebro Nightlife, a successful gay Jewish event company in New York City. The new travel company is a way to reach out to a different demographic within the gay Jewish community— one that is looking to share fun and adventurous experiences with other gay Jews outside of a more traditional setting.

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