It is approaching midnight but nobody wants to go to bed. Tomorrow we split up and most everyone heads home. This has been another amazing trip and we just don't want it to end... Earlier today, after a neat Torah study, we went to Independence Park in Jerusalem to meet dozens and dozens of others… Continue reading Last night in Jerusalem….
The last several days have been very busy! Planning and carrying out a wedding as well as three full days of trash pickup have caught up with most... everyone is exhausted, but happy. Tomorrow will be a half day working in the moshav, then Pesach prep and the Seder. Shabbat, and rest, will be welcome!… Continue reading Third day of cleaning complete…
One of the surprises for this Ani Yosef trip is that we are having a wedding. Tonight! Yesterday, in unseasonably cool weather, we enjoyed our first full day of trash pickup in an Orthodox suburb near Mt. Herzl train station. In addition to collecting hundreds of bags of trash, we had numerous very pleasant 'thank… Continue reading Picking up trash and wedding prep!
Pieter and Andrea as well as new couple, Jan Wilhelm and Trianka, are celebrating Shabbat with Kelly and me in a B&B in Tiberius. Pieter brought out a box of new songbooks that will be dedicated this week. Cover pictured at left. I'm so excited as these will help 'keep us on the same page'… Continue reading Shabbat Shalom from Israel
Seven days from tonight the Ani Yosef Pesach team will be gathering in Giv'at Ye'arim!! Many will be in Israel as early as Thursday, but we don't converge on the team site until the beginning of Pesach week! We've been planning and waiting with great expectation. We have a smaller team this time which will… Continue reading Countdown!! T-7 (days)