Silas, my budding videographer, finished the first of several videos he is planning to produce from pictures and video he took in Israel the last couple weeks. This one focuses on the cleaning aspect of Ani Yosef. https://youtu.be/Su_yNsXlBgw
Cleansing the Land Maybe over the next couple weeks I'll have time to post some of the hundreds and hundreds of pictures I have of this amazing trip. While I was so busy I only took about 180 pictures, the combined group took 1000s of pictures. I think Silas alone had 2000 pictures... but then,… Continue reading Sukkot 2018 galleries…
Last night was an amazing finale to a wonderful 16 days in Israel. The warmth and openness of our host community was on full display as we were invited to participate in their Simchat Torah celebration.Almost everyone in our group danced at one point or another, though I did help a couple find their legs....… Continue reading Simchat Torah in Giv’at Ye’arim
Extremely busy with rare WiFi, so, updates later. Just thought I'd squeeze in a teaser from lunch on our first tour day... Swarma lunch with David and Eilene Bush.
What an incredible day and incredible week! Shabbat is a couple hours away and we are starting to relax and recount the blessings and the stories of the week. I cannot begin to explain what we have seen and experienced. To confirm my heart, team members have already reserved slots for next Sukkot. As previously… Continue reading iTired… Shabbat Shalom!
Busy is too mild a word, but is the only one that comes to mind at the moment. That, and blessed.We have been very busy since arriving in Israel with three cleaning days and Yom Hakippurim behind us. Sunday most of the team arrived withthe first four South Africans coming through the door before 6:30… Continue reading Joyful Servants
While most of the world has only recently started paying attention to hurricane Florence, we in South Carolina began watching last week. The season has been unusually quiet, but this storm, making a beeline across the Atlantic, seemed trouble from the start. As this week began it started to look like a race between us… Continue reading A ‘hurry-cane’ and we’re off!!