Reflections of the Summer- Ariella Kovach

It has only been a week since we left and I still miss my bus family like crazy. Thinking back to the five weeks we spent in our home we did so many engaging and educational activities. As anyone who talks to me knows, my


Reflections of the Summer- Ariella Kovach

It has only been a week since we left and I still miss my bus family like crazy. Thinking back to the five weeks we spent in our home we did so many engaging and educational activities. As anyone who talks to me knows, my


Day 32-Kollel/ Michlelet

Today was an unbelievable day. It started with the girls having a tearful goodbye with the boys, as the girls joined Michlelet NCSY today and the boys joined Kollel NCSY. The girls started their day by an opening speech from Rav Eli Skaist. They then


Day 31- Stand with Us, Old City by Claire Segel

Our last day of touring. Woah-how had four and a half weeks already gone by? It seems like yesterday we had just landed in Ben Gurion Airport. It seems like just a few days ago that we went to Stand With Us, promising to return


Day 29/30- Dr. Luchins, Shabbat by Ariella Kovach

By Ariella Kovach Friday we woke up from a long night in the Bedouin tents and headed back towards Jerusalem. Once in Jerusalem we stopped at the OU building where the head of Touro college came and talked to us about political science and the


Day 28-Sunrise Hike, Rappeling, Camel Riding

We woke up bright and early (it wasn’t that bright because it was 4 AM!) and we hiked up Mount Tzfachot. After a strenuous hike up the mountain, we made it up in time to greet the sun. We waited there and watched as the


Day 27- Eilat

Eilat was unbelievable. We  started our day alternating between banana boating and going on a water mattress. After, we had some time to lay on the beach and go paddle boating and kayaking. We were treated to a delicious lunch of pizza. We then went


Day 26- Camp, Sdei Boker- by Romi Suissa

As amazing as yesterday was meeting and playing with the kids from Sderot who go through rough times in their everyday life, today was very special to me because it was carnival day. We had music playing and fun games set up for the kids


Day 25- Running a Camp by Shira Siegel

By Shira Siegel Today was an absolute blast. We started out early, and we had a lot to do. Sderot, a town right on the border of Gaza, is consistently bombarded with rockets. Many people ask themselves why they would live there. The reason they