BLOG -Summer 2017

Yom NCSY Talia W.

Finally!!! The day has come! YOM NCSY!!!!! We started the day off with a gap year fair with all of TJJ. We got to walk around and visit various different programs offered to us after high school. We got delicious food and candies as well


A Day With Neil Lazarus (Joey A.)

On Friday, Neil Lazarus came to speak to us about Israel Advocacy. He explained to us the reality and the background behind the middle eastern conflict. Being an advocate for Israel, I always thought that I had a pretty strong understanding of the topic and


Transitioning from Poland to Israel (Zach B.)

One second my eyes were closed and my head was down. Then, BOOM! I jumped as my eyes opened and chills rushed down my spine. The door to the gas chamber was shut. I look around and picture the souls surrounding me wondering what is


Volunteering at the old age home (Rachel)

Today we got to wake up at 7:30 which was a lot later than we woke up earlier in the trip. After davening and breakfast at the hotel, we volunteered to start the day. We had a choice of going to an old age home


Volunteering at the old age home (Rachel)

Today we got to wake up at 7:30 which was a lot later than we woke up earlier in the trip. After davening and breakfast at the hotel, we volunteered to start the day. We had a choice of going to an old age home


Rappelling in the Golan (Daniel J.)

Daniel’s blog – July 18 2017 Today, I conquered my biggest fear: heights. In my time being in Israel thus far, I cannot express enough how much I appreciate this land. Containing my excitement, I almost screamed with happiness and joy as soon as our


G-d’s Wifi (Julia W.)

Baruch HaShem!! We finally made it to the Holy Land, Eretz Israel, and we couldn’t be happier! Even though we almost missed the flight here from Poland, in less than 4 quick hours, we landed, singing Am Israel Chai with pounding ruach in our hearts.


A Poem at the Children’s Forest (Eden L.)

To Count I like to count Ima taught me the first ten numbers This morning I found 5 buttons on the table and 6 apples in a basket But when I came to school I only counted eight Abba said ten yesterday I’ve never been