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April 27, 2023

8th Grade Flies High Above Israel

This morning Hannah Senesh’s 8th graders began the day with a wonderful hot air balloon ride with the most spectacular view of Israel, before doing tefilla in the park. 8th graders then spent the rest of the day at the beach, watching the Yom Haatzmaut air show, hanging out in the water, and surfing! We took a surf boarding class, which was a new experience for many, and had an amazing time! After the day at the beach, the 8th grade drove back to the hotel for a fun activity and dinner. We ended the day by visiting a mall...
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Yom Hazikaron in Tel Aviv

To start off the day of remembrance we went to a local school for a Yom Hazikaron tekes. At the tekes we heard songs and stories commemorating those who had passed while fighting for Israel. After an emotional ceremony we went to Shuk haCarmel for pizur lunch and free time. The Shuk had an abundance of  scrumptious food and delectable treats.  After our time at the Shuk, we went back to the hotel for some free time and another scrumdiddlyumptious dinner. After a day of mourning, it was time to party! At sundown Yom Hazikaron ended and it was the...
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Last Day in Jerusalem

For our last day in Jerusalem, we started our day with a final visit to the Kotel where we prayed and read Torah. We then went through an archaeological tour of the ruins of the temple at the southern wall and got to see all the artifacts and learned about what they looked like at the time. After exploring the ruins of the temple, we walked to the Jewish Quarter and had a pizur lunch full of delicious food. On our way to a new hotel, we stopped at Tel Afek,  a beautiful park with a lake and shallow pools,...
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