Please enjoy these updates written by our teen participants: Friday was a lovely day. We began said lovely say at the Rabin museum where we listened to a guy give a tour while also watching movies while also attempting to listen to everything. It was very insightful and significant place. We learned about a very [...]
Please enjoy this update written by teen participant Tamar Levy: This weekend has been one of the most memorable of the trip. On Friday we kicked off our day with a Graffiti tour of Tel Aviv. Although some of my friends were staying with family it was an amazing tour that taught me the true [...]
Hope all is well at home, it surely is here! We have done so many more things this week. From community service at Pichon Lev (an organization for the needy) to relaxing in natural hot springs (complete with waterfall and caves), we really bonded with one another. The highlight of the week for many kids [...]
We can't believe how quickly this trip has flown by! We have done so many fun activities since our last update to you. The week began on Sunday by crawling through and exploring the Bar Kochba Caves. From there, we left for Beer Sheva to visit Ben Gurion's house and his tomb. Later that day, [...]
We continued our journey Friday for Tel-Aviv where we visited the Rabin center. We learned about the modern history of Israel and the life of Rabin as he effortlessly worked to make peace with his neighbors. It was a great visit! We spent lunch at Carmel market in Central Tel-Aviv to try some local cuisine [...]
Shabbat shalom from Israel once again. As our second full week of ILSI is coming to an end, we just wanted to send an update about what your teens have been up to these past few days! Wednesday morning started off with a tour of the Kinneret Cemetery and Courtyard. The cemetery is located at [...]
On Friday we went to Tel Aviv for the day. We started with a quick lesson about the murder of Israel's Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Following this, we split up into groups to interview the people of Israel that we could find in the Rabin square. We asked them about how they felt about Israel, and what they thought Israel learned from the assassination of Rabin.
Hello everyone who is following our journey! This is what we've done for the past few days: On Wednesday, we got up bright and early to go hike in the Golan Heights, where we observed all the beautiful scenery of the mountains. After breaking a sweat there, we stopped at an olive oil factory and [...]
The past two days have been full of sites, learning and fun! We spent the day in Tel Aviv, first visiting the Ayalon Institute, a site that was vital in the history of the struggle for the establishment of the State of Israel.