Here’s a quick update on the highlights of last week for AMHSI students. BASKETBALL IN JERUSALEM Fall Semester AMHSI group went to a basketball game in Jerusalem, Hapoel Jerusalem vs. Krasniy Oktyabr TRIP TO POLAND Barrack Day School group left for their trip to Poland to visit the Jewish sites there and learn about Polish […]
Here are the smiling and excited students at the JFK airport in New York! The December session students are from all over the U.S.
It was a busy first week for BJE! From a beautiful hike at Gilboa! To hanging out at the beautiful Sachne springs! To exploring the ancient city of Jerusalem! AMHSI Fall Semester had the chance to learn what it takes to be an Israeli soldier at Gadna, a pre-military week long course in the desert at […]
New Jersey students, Charli Holstein, Jonah Dafilou, Max Block, Harrison Tagnola, Jolie Horne, on their way to Israel!
BJE spent most of the week exploring different parts of Israel. They started out volunteering with the JDC by visiting the elderly, before heading to Yad V’shem, Israel’s Holocaust memorial. They then headed back to the coast for some time exploring Jaffa and Tel Aviv. Afterwards, they headed up north to the beach at […]
Julianna posing on a mountain top on an AMHSI hike Q: I saw an amazing photo of you recently from an AMHSI tiyyul where you were posing on a cliff against the sunset. How long have you been dancing? A: I have been dancing, since I was 3 years old. Q: What kind of […]
Sloan Friedman, Summer 2008 AMHSI graduate, Minneapolis native, and Senior at UC Boulder, ran into her former teacher, Philip Nadel! Excited to share with him how AMHSI changed the trajectory of her life, Sloan told Philip about her decision to merge her love of public policy with Israel, resulting in her becoming a Political Diamond […]
Vanessa and Marty Friedman in their HSI t-shirts December 2, 1985 “Hi, I’m Marty Friedman. What’s your name?” I was sitting on an Israel bound El Al flight with my friends from Miami Killian High School, and we glanced at the 16 year old guy in the aisle. We looked around…was he talking to us? […]
By Reuven Spero New Years Day this year corresponded with the tenth of the Hebrew month of Tevet, marked on the Jewish calendar as a minor fast day. What does this mean? There are three days of the yearly cycle that are fast days connected with commemorating (using memory) the destruction of the 1st […]