Greece College Trip Spring 2012

Farewell

Dear Parents, It is hard to wake up this morning and not have your children with us!  The past 10 days in Greece were filled with extraordinary experiences.  From cleaning and identifying names on graves in a Jewish cemetery in … Continue reading »

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Day 7

March 22, 2012-Aviva Pollack – First a reflection: I had asked if there were Umshlatzplatz in Greece.  We didn’t see one in Athens, but in Thessaloniki, where 50,000 Jews had been deported, there must have been some mark left, something saying … Continue reading »

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Day 6

Larissa and Thessaloniki – Josh Tarr: The Greek word for picture is photographia. For the past five days, I have been travelling around Greece with twelve lovely ladies (and two guys) taking pictures. Before leaving on this trip, I spent … Continue reading »

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Day 5

Larissa – Wednesday 21  – Jessica Shay: What up everyone? Today we woke up in a new town in Greece called Larissa! I woke up to the love of my life, Olivia, which was extra special.  We had a great … Continue reading »

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Day 4

Monday, March 19 – Moriah Gendelman: Since we have been in Athens, we have seen the Acropolis many times. We saw it walking to Chabad, eating dinner in the Plaka, and walking on Shabbat. But on Monday, we finally got … Continue reading »

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Day 4

Monday March 19 – Daniel Fachler: Today I woke up to a 7:15 call from the front Desk. At 7:16 I was praying for more time to sleep. By 7:20 I realized that today would be the day one of … Continue reading »

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Day 3

March 18 – Heather Greenberg : Waking up the morning of March 18th, I knew we would be spending the day in Patras, Greece. However, I did not know that afternoon would be one of the most incredible experiences of … Continue reading »

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Day 2

Day 2 Melissa: Shabbat in Greece has been nothing like I have ever experienced before.  We got to share this weekly tradition with a group of people who share our heritage, although we do not share the same country, language … Continue reading »

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Greece Spring 2012

May Day (Travel Day): Part One. All my life my mother has been telling me, “Everything happens for a reason.”  And my response to my mother every time she would tell me this would be, “Yeah, I KNOW MOM,” secretly … Continue reading »

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