Sunday, June 27th: Hi! We had a great Shabbat together. Everyone loved seeing Jerusalem for the first time after our visit in Haifa. They are all looking forward to seeing the Old City and Kotel today.
Bus 1639/1576 has had an amazing few days in Israel! After leaving the North, we picked up our Israeli soldiers and went to Machane Yehuda market to explore before Shabbat. We spent Shabbat relaxing by the pool and even played a game of soccer in Gan Sacker! After Shabbat we had a fun night out [...]
We are having a wonderful day exploring nature today!
Bus 1639/1576 has had a great time on our first full day in Israel! We started out the day getting to know each other before going on a hike at Tel Dan. We made our splash in Israel with rafting down the Jordan River and then went to Tel Faher – Golan Heights lookout. We’ve [...]
It has been a wild few days. On day 3, the group continued to explore the North by going on a hike through the Banias Falls, with a relaxing rafting trip down the Jordan River. We then took some time on Mount Bental and discussed the relationship between Israel, Syria, and Lebanon. We ended the [...]
Here is the update from the first day! After what felt like a full day of travel, our group has touched down in Israel. For many, this has been the first time stepping foot in Israel. Although tired from the travels and COVID-19 screenings, the group was upbeat and ready to start the trip. We [...]
Update from Staff Doron and Leena: The last 10 days were amazing! Being one of the first groups to make it to Israel in the aftermath of COVID 19 felt amazing. Our trip consisted of walking tours in Tzfat, Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, Hiking to mountains in the North and South, swimming in both the [...]
3.6.20: Hi there from bus 513/515! Just wanted to give you an update on our first day! We started the day meeting our Israeli’s at the airport with surprise cupcakes! As our group mingled and got to know each other we spent a while at Cesearea for a welcome before making our way to Zikron [...]
We’re all together, and this is shaping up to be an epic group: mature, positive and fun. Our first night was marked by a family-style dinner here in Tiberias (Northern Israel) followed by a brief orientation meeting, and while many of us sprinted directly towards sleep afterwards a shocking number of our fellow exhausted travelers [...]