Etgar 36

Learn About History, Politics & Activism

Etgar 36 is dedicated to developing the future political voice by taking you on Journeys.

On the road, you will become empowered to get involved politically and socially to change the world.

Read about Etgar in the New York Times! Click here.

Billy Planer was inteviewed on SiriusXM radio! Click here to listen.

36-Day or 22-Day
Summer Journey

Programming Year
Civil Rights Journeys

Etgar 36 Founder & Director Billy Planer gave an ELI talk (think TED but Jewish based) on the importance of speaking to those we disagree and how to do it. The core of what Etgar 36 is all about!


Years of experience running group trips


Teen alumni of our summer journey


Schools & organizations that have taken an Etgar journey


Past participants on one of Etgar's Civil Rights Journeys

Summer Journey

Set off on a summer of adventure

Group Journeys

Choose from one our Civil Rights Journeys

Contact Us

Let us answer your questions

Etgar 36 has pivoted during the virus and is now offering three experiences

MindTrips: An Online Discussion Series Presented by Etgar 36


Socially Distanced
1 Day & 2 Day Civil Rights Journeys

Montgomery ~ Selma ~ Birmingham

Because some things need to be experienced in person


Virtual Conversations for Your
Groups on the Following Topics:

Jews and Blacks in the Civil Rights Era and Now

How to be Comfortable Having Uncomfortable Conversations


Etgar 36 Summer Journey