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Farewell, until next time!

  All good things must come to an end, but this is sweet sorrow, as we all know it is the beginning of something big. As the sun sinks behind the hills of the valleys of Gush Etzion, the bus pulls away, and the somewhat subdued chatter of the women commences. I sit here thinking… Continue reading Farewell, until next time!

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IDF

IDF army base I haven' t gone into much detail about our girls. The Women who make up the Montreal group, but I have to say that each one is so special, and each one a REAL character! We have all really become friends, and all work together very well as a team. Today we… Continue reading IDF

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Massada

Massada and the dead sea The story of Massada happened 2000 yrs ago. Amazingly enough Our Great grandparents would not know the name Massada. It was part of a catholic trove of historical works, written by Josephus Falvius. Only 300yrs ago jews were allowed to emerge into the world, and stopped keeping Torah as much… Continue reading Massada

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Kfar yeladim

  Blog day 4 kfar Yeladim We drove up the hill of the new neighborhood of Ramot Shlomo,  positioned one one of the many rolling hills of Jerusalem. A big, brand new, modern building greeted us.  As we walked in, brightly colored furniture and  cheerful artwork  dotted the walls. We were welcomed warmly into the… Continue reading Kfar yeladim

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Yard vashem holocaust museum

Blog Day 4 Yad Vashem   Yad Vashem.   I hate going there. I was there last two years ago,and really never needed to go back again. But here we were, as a group, with a brilliant tour guide who is also an esteemed historian and Rabbi, Ken Spiro. I had an incident happen to… Continue reading Yard vashem holocaust museum

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Day 3 Israel

Blog day 3   To bed last night at 2am, and up, believe it or not, up at 5:45am.   Why?   Yoga. Amy from Baltimore gave us a class. All those 10 women that got up! We'll done     Then, the moment we have all been waiting for, we made the trek to the Old… Continue reading Day 3 Israel

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Day 3 Israel trip

 Blog day 3 To bed last night at 2am, and up, believe it or not, up at 5:45am. Why?Yoga. Amy from Baltimore gave us a class. All those 10 women that got up! We'll done Then, the moment we have all been waiting for, we made the trek to the Old city in Jerusalem. For me, it was incredible to… Continue reading Day 3 Israel trip

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day 2 Israel trip

"Candy," I opened my eyes. Who the heck is that? Without my lenses, I cannot see a thing. Where am I? Why do I feel like I have been run over by a bus? Who is that woman, and how does she know my name? The curtain opened. Along with the already brilliant light of… Continue reading day 2 Israel trip

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JWRP israel trip day 1

Blog entry June 4 th day 1 (photos at end of post) After a sleepless journey, we finally arrived in ISRAEL!!! Girls were all very excited, and besides one misplaced piece of luggage, we moved easily onto the bus that JWRP had waiting for us, and we began our journey up North. Spirits flying high....… Continue reading JWRP israel trip day 1

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Off, off and away…..!

Guess where I am? If u can't guess, I am at the airport. About to fly to Israel. Yup. I still cant believe it. Ariella ,Robin, Sima and I are sitting at gate 60. This still seems surreal, but I guess it is really happening. Mmmmmm. Medium coffee and a Larabar. But the sweetest part,… Continue reading Off, off and away…..!