Israel Journey #3 Bus A

Dear Family and Friends, Please enjoy this update from Donna Kontarzhy, one of the teens on our trip! For the past 2 1/2 weeks in Israel, we have been non-stop enjoying ourselves with our packed schedules that consist of entertaining and adventurous hikes, tours, and etc. As we come to the end of our trip, [...]

Dear Family and Friends, Please enjoy this update from Cecelia Ashenberg, one of the teens on our trip! On Tuesday morning, we all woke up, packed up everything and made our way to the beautiful Arava Agricultural site. We learned all about how they grew trees and created food in the Arava desert! It was [...]

Dear Family and Friends, Please enjoy this update from Noah Kaufman, one of the teens on our trip! On July 15 we had a huge amount of fun. We first visited an ancient burial site of a famous figure that was filled with goats. Then we dug up artifacts at an archaeological site. We were [...]

Dear Family and Friends, Please enjoy this update from Sean Bridge, one of the teens on our trip! These past couple days have been a blast. Thursday started with an amazing tour of Roman Architecture and culture in Israel through Caesarea, the remains of a Roman amphitheater and town. Following this historical experience we traveled [...]

Dear Family and Friends, Please enjoy this update from Gabi Lewis, one of the teens on our trip! When’s the last time you tried something new? Before embarking on my journey to Israel, I asked myself this question every day. Luckily, the past two days have provided our group with countless opportunities to step outside [...]

Dear Family and Friends, Please enjoy this update from Meredith Berman, one of the teens on our trip! Today after a calmer Shabbat, the 43 of us loaded up the bus with walking shoes for Tzfat and bathing suits for the Jordan River. In Tzfat we walked around with Maya, our tour guide, and wandered [...]

Dear Family and Friends, Please enjoy this update from Naomi Walthour, 11th grader from Minneapolis, one of the teens on our trip! Our first two days in Israel have been a huge change of pace for those of us who went on the preceding Central Europe discovery trip. When the 20 of us first arrived, [...]