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Traveling home

I love to travel but must say, it is a sickness. Somehow airports, security, sitting and food (airport and airplane) are either bad or worst. We arrived at Ben Gurion early only to find out our flight is already delayed … Continue reading

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Shabbat Shalom from Jerusalem!!

Tonight marks the next to last night we are here and our last erev Shabbat (afaik) until Sukkot! It is a bitter sweet time of impending separation and trips to the airport, but we had a special evening of fish, … Continue reading

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The Highway of Holiness

The last time we stayed in this moshav, we had a number of feast days wherein we would stroll the afternoon away wandering through the neighborhood.  We have not had so much time this visit… until today. Last night as … Continue reading

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Surprise!! Tomorrow happened today!

Today started out on a decidedly slower note.  Exhausted, we slept later than usual.  I think I may have held the motionless ‘casketed pose’ (flat on my back, arms crossed on my chest) in bed for six or seven hours. … Continue reading

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Judah and Ephraim Speak!!

As with many of our recent days, we only had a vague idea what we were doing when we got up this morning, yet here I am amazed at how the day unfolded and the incredible implications!!  Our plans, from … Continue reading

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What a great day!!

Last night we had no idea what we were going to do today, though one item I needed to check off my list!  Before making this trip I had been in communication with author and former tour guide, Miriam Feinberg … Continue reading

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Shabbat in Jerusalem

After a very late night, last night, we began our morning slowly… after most had drifted out of beds and into the common area, we shared a breakfast of boiled eggs, matzah, cheese, olives and charoset. We then decided to … Continue reading

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Shalom from Jerusalem.

Passover preparations are complete….

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Pesach Preparation in Jerusalem

Last year at this time we said, “Next year in Jerusalem!!”  Well, here we are! Through the week have discussed Pesach and preparation as well as have shopped for the food for tonight’s celebration, but the full reality of it … Continue reading

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Our first couple days in Israel….

Technically, we’ve been here for more than a week, but the Congress ended Tuesday and we only really began seeing sights and visiting people in the last couple days.  As with every visit, time passes too fast and traffic moves … Continue reading

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An AMAZING 3rd Bney Yosef Congress!!

I have no idea where to begin!!  So much could have been written soon, however the internet service at the Eshel Hashomron was overtaxed and spotty.  Honestly, that is my only complaint about a terrific hotel in the Shomron that … Continue reading

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Checked in..

Parts of the trip were quite eventful… like the worst turbulence I have experienced in 20 year over the north Atlantic and a 45 minute change of plane and concourse, no, airport practically, in Madrid. And, I couldn’t get maps … Continue reading

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Mercy!! (For travels…)

Flying to Israel tonight/tomorrow. Have had most details worked out for a long time, then, due to snow in New York, my phone started to blow up with flight cancellations, panicked fellow travelers, etc!! Spent hours on the phone, squeezed … Continue reading

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The Moving Cloud and Difficult Truth

Numbers 9:15-23 explains in detail the travel habits of the Children of Israel in the wilderness.  The abbreviated version is that they followed the Pillar of Cloud.  When the Cloud moved, they moved.  When the Cloud stood still, they camped. … Continue reading

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Watch “How well do you REALLY know God’s chosen city?” on YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/shared?ci=gfzjnsTFzoY Make it a PRIORITY to visit Jerusalem in the coming year.  And,to make the trip extra special, I recommend doing it during one of the pilgrim feasts.

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