A Marriage of Different Cultures:
The Jews of Havana, Cienfuegos & Santa Clara



February 7—14 (filled); February 14—21, 2017 (filled)

How to register

To reserve your place, please complete the registration form, including your nonrefundable deposit. See amount under “registration information.”


(credit card or Paypal)
The online registration process will take you to a Paypal shopping cart where you can make your deposit with a credit card or through your Paypal account.


(check or credit card)
Download and print this registration form and mail with your check or credit card information to:

Jewish Heritage Travel Program
27 North Chestnut Street
New Paltz, NY 12561


(credit card)
Download and print this registration form and fax to:


(credit card)
Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm


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Disclaimer of Responsibility
By registering for this program, participant specifically waives any and all claims of action against the Museum of Jewish Heritage and the Jewish Heritage Travel office and their respective staffs for damages, loss, injury, accident, or death incurred by any person in connection with this tour. The Museum of Jewish Heritage and the Jewish Heritage Travel office and their respective staffs assume no responsibility or liability in connection with the service of any train, vessel, carriage, aircraft, or other conveyance that may be used wholly or in part in the performance of their duty to the passengers. Neither will the Museum of Jewish Heritage or the Jewish Heritage Travel office or their staffs be responsible for any injury, death, loss, accident, delay, or irregularity through neglect or default of any company or person engaged in carrying out the purposes for which tickets, vouchers, or coupons are issued. No responsibility is accepted for losses or expenses due to sickness, viruses, weather, strikes, wars, and other causes. In the event it becomes necessary or advisable for any reason whatsoever to alter the itinerary or arrangements, including hotels or scholars, such alterations may be made without penalty. All rights reserved to require any participant to withdraw from the tour at his/her own expense when such an action is determined by the tour staff to be in the best interest of the participant’s health and safety and that of the group in general. Prices subject to change. Cost in effect at time of registration will be honored.

Registration Information

Both trips to Cuba are filled. Registration is closed.
Program Details (cost and what it includes)
Program cost: $4,650
(plus $54 Museum of Jewish Heritage membership fee for nonmembers)
Program fee includes:

  • Round-trip airfare from Miami to Havana*
  • Seven nights’ accommodations at five-star Meliá Cohiba Hotel, Havana
  • Overnight at La Jagua Hotel. (Participants will not need to check out of the hotel in Havana; only an overnight bag will be needed.)
  • Breakfast daily; three lunches and three dinners
  • All lectures, presentations, guided tours, museum, and site entrance fees
    Ground transportation in Cuba via deluxe, air-conditioned coach

*Per person, based on double occupancy. Single supplement available at $575. Gratuities ($160) additional

To reserve your place, please complete the registration form and submit with a non-refundable deposit of $1000 per person (payable to The Jewish Heritage Travel Program). Second non-refundable deposit of $1000 per person is due on August 5, 2016. Balance is due in full by October 7, 2016.

JHT-2017 CUBA-Trip Info_revised June 2016

Prefer paper?

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Limited to 30 participants, the program will entail considerable walking in Havana, including uneven terrain. Participants need to be in active, good health and able to keep up with the group. Feel free to contact us at (845-256-0197) or info@jhtravel.org with any questions.


Participants are strongly urged to purchase travel insurance for losses necessitated by having to cancel participation due to health issues. For your convenience, insurance forms will be sent upon registration, or consult your own insurance agent. Please contact The Jewish Heritage Travel office at 845.256.0197 for more information.


Refunds and Insurance: All cancellations must be received by The Jewish Heritage Travel Program in writing. Cancellations received up to 120 days prior to departure: full refund less non-refundable deposits, per person; 119-90 days prior to departure: 50% refund per person after non-refundable deposits. No refunds after this date.


All rights are reserved by the Program Directors to make faculty substitutions and/or to modify the itinerary (including hotels) as needed.