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Day 1: Shalom from Israel!

The 2011 Rubinites have arrived in Israel and are excited to begin their journey!  נאות קדומים(Neot Kedumim) - Biblical Garden and Nature ReserveAfter touching down at Ben Gurion International, the group was greeted by our tour guide Amir, who took us to our first...

What they are saying after completing the journey….

"Before my Rubin trip experience, I felt like the fourth child at the Passover sedar. I didn't know enough about Israel to ask. The fellow participants, speakers, and actually seeing Israel first hand gave me the understanding to ask."Rebecca Goldman, 2008"The Rubin...

2011 Rubin Israel Experience

On Oct 30th the adventure begins for 10 young adults living in St. Louis.  This group will embark on a 10 day experience traveling throughout Israel.  Known as the Rubin Israel Experience, this ten day journey was created by Pam and Ron Rubin who are funding this...

Jason Cohen

Occupation: Public Affairs / Government RelationsWhat are you most looking forward to doing/seeing/experiencing in Israel?The culture, the traditions, and learning about the history of Israel and its remarkable journey through the last 60+ years.Who are you meeting in...

Hilary Bair

Occupation: Singer, Voice Instructor, Executive Assistant for the St Louis affiliate of a super regional bankWhat are you most looking forward to doing/seeing/experiencing in Israel?I am most excited about meeting the people and experiencing all of the wonderful...

Doug Snyder

Occupation: Accountant, DuPont (Solae in St Louis) and graduate student at Wash UWhat are you most looking forward to doing/seeing/experiencing in Israel?I am looking forward to everything – swimming in the Dead Sea, climbing Masada, and walking the streets of Tel...

Cheryl Perry

Occupation: Teacher - Literacy Coach with Special School DistrictWhat are you most looking forward to doing/seeing/experiencing in Israel?Everything.  The whole experience, except the plane ride.Who are you meeting in Israel and what is their role/profession? I am...

Vadi Dodge

Occupation: Student at St. Louis UniversityWhat are you most looking forward to doing/seeing/experiencing in Israel?I'm looking forward to seeing a country that I grew up learning about, seeing the history as well as places like the Kotel, which I have heard so much...

Steve Lieberman

Occupation: National Product Manager at Graybar Electric Company, Inc.What are you most looking forward to doing/seeing/experiencing in Israel?I am most looking forward to meeting Israelis and talking about their lives and seeing how different or how similar they are...

Lisa Nixon

Occupation: I have a Masters in Social Work but now I am a stay at home mommyWhat are you most looking forward to doing/seeing/experiencing in Israel?I am looking forward to seeing the way people live in Israel and I want to reconnect. Who are you meeting in Israel...