TL-45-103/79 Update 1

An update from us here at Kibbutz Afik, On Monday afternoon, our group (thirty participants!) touched down in Tel Aviv after flying out from Newark and Los Angeles. By Monday evening, we have gone from strangers to feeling like a community. Along the way, we have had remarkable insight into Israel’s diversity. At the airport,…

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TL-45-485 Update 3

Written by Telek I went to Temple for the first time in my life this morning. It was a powerful experience.  I was okay until the congregation started on the hallelujah, and I realized that the word hallelujah predates Christianity, which I didn’t know. The emotion that filled me was an ache and a keen…

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TL-45-485 Update 2

written by Alanna For some, a rainy Shabbat began with a visit to Shul, for others, it was a relaxing sleep-in. Gathering in (almost) full force we made our way to the Israel Museum. For many of us, the walk was a unique experience. The city was calm and quiet, our group’s energy and excitement…

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TL-45-485 Update 1

Written by Dianne and Alan After an exhausting day of travel (an 8-hour flight from Toronto to Frankfurt, a 4-hour flight from Frankfurt to Tel Aviv, an hour-long bus ride from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, and busy airports to navigate along the way), we made it to Jerusalem on the evening of Feb. 24th. Two…

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TL-45-327/92 Update 3

Hello!! It’s Ashley back again for an update after a beautiful few days in Jerusalem. Yesterday we met the Israelis that are traveling with our group before heading out for the day. We took in the history of the Old City as we went on a walking tour with our guide, Irad. He took us…

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TL-45-327/92 Update 2

Hello!!  Here’s an update from one of our participants… After having an amazing day exploring Tzfat yesterday, we had a very educational day today. In the morning, we went north to visit the Ein Zivan kibbutz and experienced the Bahat winery and De Karina Chocolatier where we had some delicious hot chocolate and truffles. Up…

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TL-45-327/92 Update 1

Hayden and David here from our JFK and SFO groups, respectively. We’ve made it to Israel and enjoyed our night at Kibbutz Afik after an easy entry into the country. We started this morning off with an early yoga session, lead by our wonderful security guard/medic, Omer. Then, our guide Irad briefed us on policies,…

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