Hello from Bus 278! We arrived in Israel in the early evening on Thursday. The last few days have been full of learning, bonding, and new experiences. In the airport we were introduced to our Israeli guide, Dima. Our guide is a historian, with wonderful storytelling skills. He’s originally from the USSR but has been [...]
All is going splendidly over here with Bus #271! We are having a blast! Since we started the trip in the North of Israel, we are now making our way down towards the center. We began Thursday with a tour of the ancient city of Caesarea, visited the famous amphitheater and walked along the coastline. [...]
Update! We arrived on Monday, Feb 3rd and went straight from the airport to our hotel in Tiberias. The next morning we went on a tour in the Galilee, seeing Mt. Bental and a winery. That night we went to a hot spring spa in Tiberias! The next morning, we toured Tzfat, visiting the candle [...]
Updated 1/13 with photos! See below. Yesterday we spent the much of the morning and part of the afternoon at Har Herzl and Yad Vashem. Both destinations were jarring and emotionally impact. In our unpacking and sharing session later in the day, I was impressed with how well many of the participants were able to [...]
Hello everyone, We have a been having an awesome time exploring and learning about the beautiful country of Israel. The highlights of the past few days have been spending time in Jerusalem visiting the Kotel (Western Wall) for shabbat, going to Yad Vashem (Israel’s Holocaust Museum), and seeing the Machane Yehuda market at night. Today [...]
Bus 349 is doing well! The past few days we’ve been in Jerusalem and the students have really loved it! We did bar/bat mitzvahs at the wall, explored the Old City, went to the Israel Museum, and more. Tonight is our night out and tomorrow we explore the market before saying goodbye to Jerusalem.
Hello Friends & Family, We made it to Israel! It has been a busy 36 hours. We first arrived to the airport around 10:30 AM where we collected our luggage (and there was no lost luggage). From there, we headed off to find some lunch. Everyone got their first falafels and schwarmas. It was love [...]