In the past 24 hours we stayed at the Bedouin tents, learned about and met some camels, climbed Masada at sunrise, floated in the Dead Sea, and arrived in Tel Aviv!! Here are some pictures of all the fun and exciting things we’ve been up to :)
Today we visited Yad Vashem where we learned about the Holocaust through the powerful as well as difficult museum experience. Next we went to Mount Herzl where we learned about those who lost their lives for Israel. Now we’re headed to the Bedouin Tents!! Also thank you Michael Eglash for coming to meet our group!!
Shabbat Shalom! To bring in Shabbat we dressed in white, lit Shabbat candles, and did a Shabbat gift exchange as a group. Today we enjoyed a day of rest in Jerusalem. We spent time as a group engaging in discussions and ice breaker activities and our amazing Israeli soldiers led us in some very fun [...]
This morning we started off with a tour of the Roman Hot Springs in Tiberias. We had so much fun at Aqua Kef where we enjoyed the inflatable water equipment and swam in the Kineret Then we stopped in Zichron Yakov for a delicious lunch on our way to Jerusalem where we ate dinner and explored [...]
We started our day with a hike in the Golan Heights in Gamla where we learned about the history of the region while taking in the incredible views After we went to the Golan Heights Winery where we learned about the process of wine making and got to try some delicious wines made at the winery [...]
After a long journey to Israel, we have arrived and are loving the start of our Northeastern Taglit-Birthright Israel trip!! Today we explored Tzfat where we wandered around the beautiful city, met a local artist, visited a historic synagogue, and listened to Kabbalah music. We also met the three amazing Israeli soldiers (peers) joining us!! [...]