Hungary, Romania, Ukraine,Vienna and Israel 2012

Day 19 – Final Day

Aviva P ~ As we have learned this summer with the Tesslers, the Jewish day begins at night.  In accordance with Jewish tradition, my blog begins at midnight on Monday, August 13, 2012, teatime for SOS International (or Summer of … Continue reading »

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Day 18

 Adam ~ Whatever time we woke up, it was too early.  We started off our daily adventures with a trip to the Israeli-Hungarian museum. Although I needed to rest my eyes for a few minutes during the introduction, I found the … Continue reading »

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Day 17

Julianna ~ This morning we woke up late and then the girls davened and learned together because of our experience on Friday, which was not great. It was very interesting.  After that we had lunch and the benching was awesome … Continue reading »

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Day 16

Jenny ~ Today we woke up early, because we had a big day ahead of us like as usual. We ate breakfast then got onto the bus to drive to Caesarea. Caesarea was a Roman city, a capital that Herod … Continue reading »

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Day 15

Romi ~ We woke up at 6:30, the earliest time we have woken up on the trip, so we could get to Jerusalem early. Although it was hard to get out of bed it felt good to sleep on a … Continue reading »

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Day 14

Sydney with a little help from Orly ~ This morning was the first time that we were able to go to Aroma in Israel.  We had to wake up a bit earlier at the army base but it was well … Continue reading »

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Day 13

Ben ~ An Interesting Day in Israel   I opened my eyes with a sigh of relief: we had survived the cockroach invasion of our tents from the night before. Mission accomplished, Adam. After a breakfast that was as ethnic and … Continue reading »

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Day 12

Hannah ~ “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” -Neil Armstrong. Thats all it took. One small step and history was made. This morning I made history. At 1:06 AM I took my very first step into the State … Continue reading »

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Day 10

Natalie ~ *In the spirit of Shabbat, this blog will not be written from sundown, Friday evening, until I collapsed and fell asleep Saturday evening.* We spent our second Shabbat in the beautiful city of Budapest, where our hotel was … Continue reading »

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Day 11

Rachel ~ So this morning Aviva came to wake us up at 8:10, and Laura’s alarm went off at 8:15. I didn’t get out of bed till 8:30 despite Laura telling me countless times to wake up. I didn’t want to; … Continue reading »

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Day 9

Romi ~ Friday, unlike many other days is usually the busiest day as we wanted to get a lot done before shabbat. so, we woke up very very early so that we could get a lot done.  We walked to … Continue reading »

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Addition to Day 6

Orly ~ I know it’s a little delayed, but I thought I would share my experience in Bilke, the shtetl where my grandfather lived before the Holocaust. The village is between Khust and Munkacs, two cities that we visited, so … Continue reading »

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Day 8

Ben ~ Today was a special day for several reasons; for those I’m about to mention in my entry and because this morning we had no obligation to wake up earlier to go to shul. Now don’t get me wrong, I … Continue reading »

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Day 7

Melissa ~ Today was our last day in Ukraine before traveling to Budapest.  Wake up was on the early side and we all walked to the synagogue in Munkacs to daven shacharit.  Davening in Munkacs was such a special experience.  We … Continue reading »

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Day 6

Adam ~ We woke up at 7:45 this morning. I fell back to  sleep and woke up at 8:15. Despite the rough start, Ben and I awoke, stumbled out of bed and managed to make it to Minyan with seconds … Continue reading »

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