16 Three times in a year all your males shall appear before the Lord your God in the place which He chooses, at the Feast of Unleavened Bread and at the Feast of Weeks and at the Feast of Booths, and they shall not appear before the Lord empty-handed. 17 Every man shall give as he is… Continue reading Dates for Pesach and Sukkot 2020
Sukkot is upon us! Tonight, at sunset, begins the week-long Feast of Tabernacles. The work of picking up trash and the challenge of the Yom haKippurim fast is behind us, so now we begin touring and enjoying the Land in the presence of the Lord. This morning I rose early to enjoy another stunning sunrise.… Continue reading Update and BIG gallery!
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
The Ani Yosef Sukkot 2018 and Pesach 2019 trips has been a resounding success. We have witnessed Abba's blessing at every turn and more than 25% of participants are planning to be back at least once next year... While I have not had time or bandwidth to blog and share pictures and video, I will… Continue reading UPDATED: Dates for Sukkot 2019!
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!!