Chavayot on Bus 1: Gadna

Chavayot on Bus 1: Gadna

Why I Chose Gadna By Wellington Rothschild Why did I pick Gadna? A question that gets asked a lot. For me, I come from a military family. The clocks in my home back in Colorado all run on military time, and my father frequently uses military codes for instruction. The...
The Obligation of Asking Questions

The Obligation of Asking Questions

By Rabbi Rich Kirschen, Director Tonight, some of our teens will be spending Shabbat in the city of Krakow, Poland while others will be experiencing morning prayer in the Negev desert. Other teens will be saying kiddush surrounded by the rolling hills of the Galilee,...
5 tips to survive the desert

5 tips to survive the desert

By Emily Kremer, Bus 1 Participant 1. push yourself whether you think you’re too tired to go on another hike, or it’s too gross to do your business behind a mountain, don’t be afraid of doing something a little outside of your comfort zone. 2. watch your step the...
Instagram Takeover

Instagram Takeover

This summer, we are having each bus takeover the @nftyisrael Instagram page for one day! Check out the schedule to follow along the journey:  
A Sense of Pride in the Negev

A Sense of Pride in the Negev

By Eden Hebron, Bus 1 Participant It’s been 6 days in this country and we’ve already traveled across half of it. Today is June 24th and we’ve been living in the Negev desert for 4 days. It’s dry, hot, and dehydrating, but rewarding with a feeling of accomplishment and...