From The Blog

The Israel Trip of a Lifetime 0

The Israel Trip of a Lifetime

Posted on Aug 11, 2017 in From the Blog, Israel

Earlier this year, I was fortunate enough to participate in the URJ Leadership Mission to Israel.  This trip was a jam-packed, whirlwind schedule crammed into six days filled by meetings with Israeli and Palestinian Authority politicians, leaders in the Reform movement, settlers, Arab businessmen, Reform congregations, former US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro, Natan Sharansky, Reform movement youth.

Learn More
Maccabiah: A Celebration of Community and Individuality 0

Maccabiah: A Celebration of Community and Individuality

Posted on Jul 19, 2017 in Camps & NFTY, From the Blog

For two summers, I have served on the faculty of Greene Family Camp during Maccabiah. It’s really just a coincidence that I serve this week, and to be honest, when I was a camper I hated color war. At the camp I attended it was the one day when everything changed. My new friends became my opponents, I had to participate in sports that I would have never chosen to play, and my beloved counselors even took sides.

Learn More