• The Journey of Sci-Tech Israel

    By Corey Brand, Bus 11 Participant After going to 6 Points Sci-Tech Academy for four years, I really wanted to spend my summer pursuing STEM and Judaism yet again. About a week into the trip, we made our way into the Holy City of Jerusalem. The Old City was breathtaking! We toured the same streets […]


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  • Forever Changed

    By Rudy Brandt, Bus 8 Staff Teary-eyed and Teva-tanned I walked away from my kids at the Newark Airport after a 12 hour flight back to the U.S. from Israel and an absolutely amazing summer. Before I let myself walk away, I looked at each one of them hugging each other, tears of their own […]


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  • One Last Shabbat Together

    Buses 6, 7, 8, and 9 celebrated their last Shabbat in Israel all together! Here’s video of these teens from our Eisner Camp, Crane Lake Camp, Camp Harlam, and North American communities singing Hinei Ma Tov – how good it is that we can be together!


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  • Reflections on Our Jewish Journey and the Choices Ahead

    By Rabbi Rich Kirschen, Director Now that the NFTY in Israel journey has ended, another journey is beginning. Once your teens have rested and have had a chance to catch up with the family and friends they missed over the summer, it will be well worth your while to help these world travelers reflect on […]


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  • Reflections on Our Jewish Journey and the Choices Ahead

    By Rabbi Rich Kirschen, Director Now that the NFTY in Israel journey is about to end, another journey is soon beginning. Once your teens have rested and have had a chance to catch up with the family and friends they missed over the summer, it will be well worth your while to help these world […]


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  • Big and Small Moments

    By Anna Levy, Bus 2 Participant For the last few years of my life, I’ve been anticipating my Israel trip. Seeing older campers come back from their trip and rave about how wonderful it was just made me more excited. When this year finally came, looking forward to Israel was one of the things that […]


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