CommUNITY Mission Blog

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Group photo after we arrived in Jerusalem and said the Shechechyanu. 

A great day in Hadera-Eiron by Sandy Parker, CommUNITY Mission Participant

Another wonderful day! One of the best parts of the day was meeting the students both for the cooking class and at the afterschool program. Cooking and paper-making made the experience more real, people-oriented and cultural and gave time for dialogue, stories and learning about their cultu…

My day in Haifa by Abbie Wolf, Jewish Federation CRC Director

Today has been a lovely day full of new things for me. The Japanese museum was interesting and very serene. The visit to Elbiet was fascinating- the technology is so advanced and just amazing. They provide the highest intelligence services and products for the US and Israel and I learned …

Haifa: The journey begins

We arrived a bit before the group trip began. As they get acclimated, Susan is going to share a few reflections from the days prior to their arrival.

Purim in Israel: The anticipation of arrival

This has been a busy week in Israel with celebrations throughout the week for Purim.  The smell of Hamentashen wafts out of every bakery.  Kids and grownups in costume walking throughout the streets of Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.  Instead of Easter baskets in every Kroger aisle, mishloach man…