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 [...]
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.