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  • Summit Accommodations
    ​CYP will provide well-presented hotel accommodations and food for the duration of the summit.. Summit participants will share double rooms (2 people per room) unless otherwise requested. You will be given the opportunity to indicate a roommate preference before the summit starts.
  • Can I have my own room?
    Want some privacy? Sure thing! A limited number of single rooms are available for additional cost. We will provide more information on the reservation process closer to the summit.
  • Can I arrange my own accommodation?
    All summit participants are required to stay together for the duration of the summit. If you’d like to come early or stay late, please be in touch with us at
  • Anything specific I should bring along?
    We will email you a pakcing list to help you be better prepared.. We also suggest to make sure you’ve arranged any specifics items that would be difficult to obtain in Russia, including any required medication.
  • What should I expect during the summit?
    Throughout the summit we will be visiting Jewish historical sites, checking out the modern Russian Jewish community, and meeting the local leaders who have transformed Russia’s Jewish Community. Expect to enjoy all of this alongside 35 awesome young professionals from CYP chapters around the world.
  • Will we be visiting any other cities besides Moscow?
    Yes. Over the weekend, we will visit the Ancient Imperial Capital of Russia, St. Petersburg, home to the white nights phenomenon in the summer and largely considered to be Russia's cultural center. We will tour the city’s sights and visit its relatively large Jewish community.
  • Will we do any sightseeing in Moscow and St. Petersburg?
    Yes. During our time in the historical cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg, we will visit some of the major tourist attractions and landmarks, including: The Hermitage, Peterhof, The Kremlin, Red square, the famous Bolshaya Bronnaya Synagogue, and more.
  • Will there be free time during the summit?
    The Summit Schedule is robust and filled with engaging workshops, eye opening experiences and meeting some amazing people. Built into the schedule are times for you to explore on your own.
  • Is there a recommended dress code for the summit?
    Comfortable clothing and footwear for walking is recommended. We suggest slightly more formal attire, i.e. business casual for Shabbat and the Closing Ceremony. A light jacket or sweater is recommended for after dark.
  • I need to join the summit late or leave early. Is that possible?
    We ask all summit participants to fully partake in the summit experience in order to derive the most benefit. If need be, however, we would work with you to accommodate your specific situation. Please reach out to us at
  • What is the cancellation policy?
    We understand that emergencies happen. In case you need to cancel this trip, please be in touch with us immediately. If you notify us of your cancellation by March 20, 2020, we will endeavor to refund your fees in full. If you cancel after March 20, 2020, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to refund your costs. We appreciate your understanding.
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