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August 8, 2014

Today the group spent some time on Ben Yehuda Street, a lively street in the heart of Jerusalem. They bought delicious treats for Shabbat as well as some last minute presents. They will be spending their final Shabbat in Jerusalem at the Fuchsberg Center. They...

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August 7, 2014

The group began their morning with a visit to Mount Tzion, which is just outside the walls of the Old City. They visited the tomb of King David and the site of the last supper. Then they embarked on a tour of the Old City, and  continued to...

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August 6, 2014

Group 6's first stop today was Yad Lekashish, a non-profit based in Jerusalem that provides employment and social services to over 300 elderly artisans. Afterwards, they continued to Yad Vashem, Israel’s national memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust. This was an extremely interesting and...

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August 5, 2014

This morning was a little different than other mornings. We did the tisha b'av shacharit which has a much slower and sad melody to set the tone for the day of mourning. We then had a discussion about hopeful mourning and each wheelnik had a...

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August 4, 2014

We woke up this morning very exited for the last few days we have together. After shacharit and a beautiful Torah service we headed on our way around Cleveland. Going with the theme of our summer of crossing things off our bucket list, inspired by...

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August 5, 2014

Today we left the Nation's capital and made our way just a bit further north to Philadelphia. During Shacharit this morning we spoke about Tisha B'Av and the tragedies that have occurred on this day throughout the history of the Jewish people. We finished the...

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August 4, 2014

Today our bus took on the Nation's Capital! We started off the day at the Newseum- a museum dedicated to the history of journalism. We were able to follow up on tons of interesting news stories from throughout our lives. From there we went to...

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August 3, 2014

After an emotional weekend we were all excited to continue our adventure from Chicago to Cleveland. We davened Shacharit and ate breakfast before heading on the bus. On our bus ride to Cleveland we went through our last time change and listened to Time Warp...

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August 2, 2014

This morning we got to sleep in a little late and were delivered breakfast in bed by our staff. We met for a beautiful Shacharit, Torah service and Musaf. We then had our second to last sicha with our staff before lunch and chofesh (free...

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August 1, 2014

After a very restful and fun night at our host homes, we met up at the synagogue for Shacharit. We then headed off to start our day. Our first stop was the Science and Industry Museum where we had a chance to learn hands on...

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