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Lir Blog – March 29, 2019

I’m back!!!! For those who don’t know, I traveled to Israel to visit my family and friends! The trip was so great, I traveled all around Israel. I went to Jerusalem, walked around the old city and of course to the Western Wall to put all of your special notes in it. I hope your…

Snir Blog – March 29, 2019

What a month! We went to Israel in the end of February for two weeks, and it was such a fun time! I spent time with my friends and family, with my students from my youth group in Israel, and with lots of other people, I missed everyone there! After my time in Israel I…

Snir Blog – March 1, 2019

I am going to Israel!!! This week was very exciting! It was the first week before our flight to Israel! At Kol Rinah Early Childhood Center and Religious School, we talked about the first Israeli spaceship that was sent to the moon! We colored the picture of the spaceship, saw the video of the blast-off,…

Lir Blog – March 1, 2019

This week was very unique. It started off on Friday when I had my Dvar Israel at United Hebrew. We talked about Israel’s politics and the upcoming elections. I had so much fun talking to everyone at the end of it and getting to know even more people! On Sunday school at UH, all of…

Lir Blog – February 21, 2019

Hey everyone! What a busy week I had! It started off on Thursday when my host family’s family arrived from all around the world. Last weekend was my host brother’s Bar Mitzvah weekend!! We started off with dinner at the synagogue on Friday moved to the main service on Saturday morning, then to a family…

Snir Blog – February 21, 2019

Purim is coming! This week I had lots of activities! At Shaare Emeth Early Childhood Center, we had a Purim Bingo! We learned about Masks and why we wear them, about Queen Esther and what she did to save the Jews, and about Mishloach Manot – the special basket we give on Purim to our…

Snir Blog – February 15, 2019

Israeli Food Month! This week we had lots of tasting and cooking of Israeli Food and Snacks!!! At Shaare Emeth Early Childhood Center, we tried some more Israeli Snacks, and some of us even rated all of them 5 stars!! At Kol Rinah USY Lounge Night, we made ‘Shakshuka’ and it was very tasty! At…

Lir Blog – 2.7.19

What a nice and chill week we had. It started off with my first time ever Super Bowl game. It was a very unique American experience when I got to know the two teams – the Cheaters (the Patriots) and the Leavers (the Rams), I had a fun time with my friends and I’m glad…

Snir Blog – February 1, 2019

Israeli Food Month! This week we officially finished Hebrew Month, and moved straight to Israeli Food Month! At Kol Rinah Early Childhood Center we talked about the different Israeli Dishes including Shakshuka, Sabich, Hummus, and Falafel. At the end, we even made Falafel in a Pita Bread out of Paper! At Shaare Emeth Early Childhood…

Snir Blog – January 24, 2019

NFTY Winter Chavurah! This week, we got to spend the long weekend with the NFTY friends from Shaare Emeth and United Hebrew and another 60 students from Reform Congregations around the Missouri Valley region! It was really fun and exciting to see our Shinshinim friends from Denver and to do activities and programs with the…