Tuesday, August 3rd – Hi there, My name is Julia Mattis and I am the staff member traveling with group 1710. We landed safely in Israel this morning around 6:30 am local time. After going through Covid protocols, we made our way to the hotel and enjoyed an afternoon of relaxation and pool time. We [...]
Below are updates from our trip leaders on trips in Israel right now!
Here are some picture updates from our day in Tzvat!
Today bus 1705/1706 went to Tzfat and had our first day of touring in Israel. We were all happy to not be in isolation for very long. Everyone loved seeing Tzfat and it was made all the better when our 3 Israeli soldiers joined us this afternoon for the remainder of the trip. Everyone is [...]
Here’s our blog post, written by participant Devin Menker – Day 1: ArrivalOur Taglit Birthright Israel journey began on Monday, July 26th when members of our group arrived at both JFK and LAX International Airports. We boarded El Al Airlines and arrived at Ben Gurion International Airport at 11:30am. After a short introduction meeting, our [...]
Hi Israel Outdoors! Bus 1407 has not stopped! Our group is incredibly special, curious, adaptable and amazing! We started our trip up north and enjoyed hikes, repelling, swimming in the Kinneret , ATV and night under the stars. Then we headed toward Jerusalem and met our amazing 3 Israelis who joined the group. From there, [...]
Hi, Update from Bus151 in 🇮🇱 After a long flight, the group made it to Israel! We enjoyed some ice breaker activities to get to know the group at the airport and upon arrival in Israel. We started with Covid PCR tests followed by dinner and some rest at a hotel in Tel Aviv. [...]
July 20, 2021 from Participant: Dear Friends and Family, We got in around 9pm last night and spent the next three hours testing, retesting, and testing to make sure the results of the first tests were accurate. Between all the pokes and swabs, we got to know each other over some dinner and practiced “counting [...]
Hi! After a very long journey the group finally made it to Israel! We enjoyed some great ice breaker activities to get to know the group (some initiated by the participants). Our first stop was COVID-19 PCR tests and then a beautiful drive up north to our hotel. We are staying at La Perla which [...]
Hey, hey, friends, fam, and fans of Bus 474! After our long journey to Israel, and fortunately, a very quick quarantine period, we kicked off our journey in Tiberias, located in northern Israel along the Sea of Galilee. The views were breath taking with soft winds, beautiful sunsets, and the fresh air…just look at our [...]
7/7/2021: Hi all! We’re on Day 7 here and having an incredible time. Please see some quick videos and photos below. The group is now in Tel Aviv and ready for a night out together. We learned a lot on the border tour today, even though we were a little tired from waking up at [...]