Croatia, Slovenia, Italy & Israel Summer 2013

Day 19

Sunday July 14, 2013 ~Tali ~Today we woke up at 7 because we had to be on time for our first stop- the Knesset.  We toured the building itself and learned a little about how Israeli politics works.  The first … Continue reading »

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Day 18

Saturday July 13, 2013 ~ Miri’s Blog: This morning we woke up to Rabbi Tessler singing Modeh Ani and went to the dining room of Beit Shmuel to eat breakfast. Aviva and Saphira were not allowed to eat the food with … Continue reading »

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Day 17

Friday July 12, 2013 ~ Dalia: Friday we woke up to the smell of cookies. We got out of bed and went downstairs to find breakfast and specially made Snickerdoodles for Miri. We ate breakfast and got ready for Jerusalem. We … Continue reading »

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Day 16

Dalia ~ Thursday July 11, 2013 Note from Wed: Technically this morning at about 12am I found a jumping bug near my bed and I made Miri run to the other room to get Madi to kill the bug. Madi, … Continue reading »

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Day 15

Zoe ~ Today, we woke up normally (meaning that Tali woke us up and we all hated her for about ten minutes) and came down to eat breakfast which was amazing because there was chocolate spread, and we got on … Continue reading »

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Day 14

Tuesday July 9  ~Tali : Today we didn’t have any unusual wake up, but Zoe did refuse to open her eyes until it was exactly 7:30.  We left Ra’anana at around 8:30 and went to Tzfat to paint a bomb shelter.  … Continue reading »

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Day 13

Monday – Miri ~ This morning Aviva woke us up, however when her attempt to get us out of bed failed, she said, “So much for the positive reinforcement,” and suddenly construction workers came in and started hammering into the tiles. … Continue reading »

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Day 12

Sunday – Madi ~ We left the Blue Bay Hotel Sunday morning after a both fun and meaningful Shabbaton with families from Sderot and Ashkelon, and we traveled south to Sderot. On the way, we stopped in Rishon Lezion to … Continue reading »

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Day 11

Shabbat – Collective Blog of the Fab Five ~ We woke up on Shabbat a bit later than expected – no worries that extra hour of sleep was beneficial. We went downstairs and went to breakfast as usual Israeli breakfast which … Continue reading »

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Day 10

Friday:Dalia ~ Madi and Tali woke up early to help make Mandelbread while Zoe, Miri and I were sleeping. Luckily for us we were forced to wake up and get up quickly because a few workers had come to replace the … Continue reading »

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Day 9

Dalia ~ Thursday morning we woke up to have our usual breakfast outside. (Madi woke up early that morning to go to a Croatian market with Roni, our wonderful guide and she really liked it!) We then drove to the airport … Continue reading »

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Day 8

Zoe ~ We woke up at another ungodly hour in the morning (around 7:30. It was not super pleasant). Us girlies went downstairs and davened shacharit (but for real), and then we ate another fantabulous breakfast of fruit, yogurt, corn … Continue reading »

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Day 7

Miri’s blog ~Tuesday July 2 ~ This morning we went to the Jewish Elderly Home where we met with 5 Holocaust survivors. One of them, Eva, was a partisan who was captured 3 times by Italians and managed to escape … Continue reading »

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Day 6

Tali ~ Yesterday, we started off the day by going to the beach by the Adriatic Beach.  Zoe and Dalia took over the front of the bus.  They managed to entertain us with many songs, keeping all of us awake for … Continue reading »

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Day 5

Madi ~ This morning we woke up and went to the Jewish cemetery in Trieste where the head of the Jewish community in Trieste, showed us around. There was a Holocaust memorial and many ornate tombs, but our time there … Continue reading »

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