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2014 Y2I…A Teen’s Perspective

Places you go make for a nice memory, but the people you are with in these places create unforgettable memories that last a life time. When I came to Israel alongside the Y2I group, I promised myself to make multitudes of friends and beautiful memories; and that is exactly what I accomplished. Although this trip […]

Departure Day

Everything is going as planned on departure day. Two flights are in the air and teens and counselors on the third and fourth flights are on their way to the airport. Teens asked to relax today and hang out at the pool with each other before their flights, and we accommodated their request. So many […]

Fabulous, Fun-filled Days!

Yesterday was filled with fun and adventure from morning until night. The day started with a refreshing and beautiful hike at the Banias to enjoy some of Israel’s most beautiful waterfalls. The natural beauty of the north is breathtaking,and it is wonderful that teens have the opportunity to explore and appreciate all that is around […]

Sunshine, Smiles and More…

July 12, 2014 What an amazing day-and-a-half we have had! Yesterday we greeted 24 Israeli teens from the Young Ambassadors School in Petah Tikvah. Though they joined us for a short four hours, as one of them said, it was one of the best afternoons of his life. The mifgash, encounter, was supposed to be for four days, but […]

Days of Fun and Adventure

Days of Fun and Adventure

Thursday, July 9, 2014 Boker tov, good morning! We awaken to a concert of singing birds, a gorgeous sunrise and majestic scenery. Kibbutz Haon is on the shores of the Kinnerret, Sea of Galilee, and we will begin this beautiful day with a morning swim in the lake. The peace and quiet of this place […]

Mountain-high Fun!

Mountain-high Fun!

July 8, 2014 It’s been a whirlwind couple of days, and we’re having lots of fun. Teens arrived in Israel happy and ready to go. Please forgive the brevity of this entry. Internet access is not good and I am grabbing it when I can get it. This is a quick note to let you […]

Up, up and away…

Up, up and away…

          Dedicated to Bob Lappin, CJP and more than 800 donors, who made 2014 Y2I a reality. Thank you for this most special opportunity. July 6, 2014. The day has finally arrived. Most of you have been anticipating this day for nearly a year, and the Lappin Foundation even longer. Excitement, anticipation, […]

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