The Beautiful Land of Israel

The Beautiful Land of Israel

By Rabbi Loren Sykes, Director of Israel Immersives This week, I visited our teens in Northern Israel while they were at the Sea of Galilee, the Kinneret. It was a typical hot, humid summer day in Israel, making the cool waters of the Kinneret even more attractive for...
Taking Off with Bus 19

Taking Off with Bus 19

By Sara Muderick and Emma Ziff Right off the boat, there was a bumpy ride from Kunkletown to JFK airport. Alas, we made it! Emma was a CIT this summer at URJ Camp Harlam. Sara, however, was partying it up in California with her family. After two different journeys...
Connections

Connections

By Rabbi Loren Sykes, Director of Israel Immersives All Hebrew verbs, almost every Hebrew word, in fact, is made up of a three-letter root. Links between different words are revealed through shared three-letter roots. For example, words sharing the three-letter root...