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Rafting on the Jordan

5,4,3,2,1! We were in the Hatzbany River in our raft. Right when we got close to the other groups raft we started splashing them and pulling them into our raft. The only time we were allowed to splash our teachers without getting in trouble was now. Pumping into the sides of the of the Hatzbany River that flows right into...
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Galita Chocolate Factory

After going on an amazing hike at Mount Arbel, we went to the Galita Chocolate Factory at Kibbutz Degania Bet. When you first walked in, you immediately smelled the amazing chocolate that was being made. You can see the checkout that has a huge glass case with gourmet truffles and candies. From there we went into a “theatre” and watched...
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Mount Arbel

You don’t usually do Tefillah (prayer service) on a mountain, and I was very lucky that my class and I had the experience. It was a Rosh Hodesh (start of the month of Iyar) day so even thoughTefillah took longer, it was special. We were very high up and got to look at the entire city of Tiberias. It was such a beautiful...
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The Banyas

Today we went to the Banyas nature reserve. Our first sight was a cave where the Greeks made offerings to their god, Pan. It was huge cleft in the rock with whatever at the bottom and it was dark and scary. We hiked using a system where we looked back and if the last person was too far away they...
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Rosh Hanikra

On Monday, the 28th of April we visited Rosh Hanikra. Rosh Hanikra is located on the coast of Israel next to the Mediterranean Sea. For many years the waves from the Mediterranean have crashed into the shore to form water caves and tunnels. As a class we went to explore the caves and see how much the waves from the...
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