• Two Sides of the Kotel

    By Quinn Alpern, Bus 11 Participant There’s an arc, a story line, a plot with every trip and pilgrimage. A coming-of-age, a mission of discovery, or, exposing yourself to learning and opportunity and facing the promised land with an open heart. I, too, abide by this stature: I arrive eager and scared. Not to be […]


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  • Arriving in Israel

    By Lily Gould, Bus 6 Participant As we arrived in Israel after a short plane ride from Warsaw, Poland, excitement filled the air. Everyone was so excited to see Israel, more endearingly known as the “Holy Land.” I had learned about this place throughout my childhood. Growing up at Eisner Camp, they instilled Jewish values […]


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  • The Start of Something New

    By Stella Smith, Bus 8 Participant In past years at Camp Harlam, many of us have found a comfortable and familiar home to return to each year. For most of us, camp is our personal, sacred place for a short 3.5 weeks, and we look forward to returning each year to familiar people, places, and […]


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  • We Made It

    By Reece Ratliff, Bus 8 Participant The wind roared through the mountains, lifting us over the vast expanse of the Negev Desert. From our vantage point at the top of Mount Neshef, 2800 feet above sea level, we admired the view of the Red Sea as we shouted and hugged each other in joy. Although […]


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  • Bus 5 Karaoke: Part 3

    Featuring “Sweet Caroline” by Neil Diamond.


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  • Bus 5 Karaoke: Part 2

    Featuring “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen.


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  • Bus 5 Karaoke: Part 1

    Featuring “I’ll Make a Man Out of You” from Mulan.


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