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Shalom from San Francisco! It is so hard to believe this is our last stop. However, before we left the Reno/Lake Tahoe area, we spent Wednesday enjoying the outdoors by Kayaking and Paddle Boarding on the lake, then went to Squaw Valley, home of the 1960 Winter Olympics, for lunch and swimming. We had lunch [...]

After 10 hours on a plane, we finally landed in the land of Israel! The adjustment to the time change and the warmer temperature was a challenge, but we are staying hydrated and using sunscreen (our staff won’t let us forget!). We kicked off Thursday morning at Neot Kedumim Biblical Park. This is a unique [...]

Our first day in the Golan Heights kicked off strong with a short hike to a waterfall. We then headed to our Jeep tour near the Syrian border and Mt. Ben Tal. The teens loved the Jeep tour – especially our guides who were charismatic and informative. That evening we experience the Druze culture for [...]

On our first Friday in Israel, we went to Neot Kedumim, a nature reserve that takes care of Israel’s land and teaches about what the land was like during biblical times. Although there were a few team building exercises, our group’s favorite was goat and sheep herding! While working together, the teens had to lead [...]

Yesterday was our first day in Eretz Yisrael! We slept in (late!) because of our over night flight from Poland. Fully rested, we set off for the City of David in Jerusalem. We learned about 6,000 year old walls and the founding of Jerusalem. That afternoon, we adventured through Hezekiah’s underground aqueduct tunnels. The tight [...]

We started the day off on Friday at Neot Kedumim Biblical Park, where we had a great time doing leadership workshops in our groups and even got to herd sheep! The challenges given to us by our tour guides helped us to learn to work together and solve problems as a team. We then took [...]

Hi team,Here is our first post of the trip:We hit the ground running this morning at the ancient biblical park! We physically and literally seeded our roots in Israel when we planted oak trees. We got to Shepard goats and sheep like in biblical times and learned a lot about working as a team and [...]

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