“After all this destruction my mind and heart decided I needed an answer before I could move on with my day, my trip, and my life. I tuned in more carefully to what the tour guide was saying. Every word she carefully articulated registered with me. I could feel her passion […]

“The weather in Israel is beautiful and the beach is always a great place to enjoy it. However, in my scenario, take away the beach, add a uniform, a pair of red boots, a vest, body armor, and a weapon. I was training in the paratrooper unit, during the summer […]

“Going to the Kotel was always a dream of mine. It was never a reality. You hear about it during Yom Hazikaron, you hear about it during high school Zionism classes-but it’s not something tangible until you actually touch, smell, and feel it. During my summer 2016 Birthright Israel trip, […]