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Teen trip to Israel planned for next summer

Israel Bound is a three-week summer Israel experience for St. Louis teens in 10th-12th grade. The trip will take place June 3-26, 2019, with the group traveling throughout the country while exploring Israel’s rich history, culture and natural beauty. Time is spent with teens from Yokneam-Megiddo. The teens will participate in several community service projects…

Take the Trip of a Lifetime with The Rubin Israel Experience

Applications are now open for The Rubin Israel Experience, an all-expense paid trip for Jewish St. Louisans ages 35-50 years old who have never been to Israel. The Rubin Israel Experience will bring the 10th group of “Rubinites” to Israel on October 28-November 7, 2018. More information, detailed criteria and applications are available at RubinIsrael.org through…

Picture Yourself in Israel Next Summer

Jewish Federation of St. Louis is accepting applications for Israel Bound 2018, a three-week trip to Israel bringing together Jewish high school students from around the community. Participants will have the opportunity to: Explore ancient Jerusalem and modern Tel Aviv Float in the Dead Sea Climb Masada at sunrise Raft the Jordan River Ride a…

Important Update from Israel

Today, I visited an innovative community project in Lod. You may know the city because it’s where the airport is located. Or you may know the city as Lyida, whose poignant and tragic history was captured in Ari Shavit’s book “My Promised Land.” It is reputed to be the oldest city in Israel with Neolithic…