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!!