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End of Summer Slideshow

Check out our end of summer slideshow! After a summer like this, only one slogan captures all of the emotions and reflections:  BEST. SUMMER. EVER. 

A Day in Tzfat (July 5)

To close out our time in northern Israel, we made our way to Mount Bental – a strategic lookout overseeing the northern Israel borders. From there we spent the day in Tzfat (Safed), one of the four holy cities of Israel (along with Tiberias & Jerusalem – all on the first week of our itinerary). 

Day Three at the Sea of Galilee (July 4th)

What a packed day! We traveled around the Kineret or Sea of Galilee and your teens had a blast!

Don’t Take My Word for It!

We have had an amazing three days here in Israel since my first email, but don’t take my word for it! Today we begin launching our daily vlog (video blog) from teens themselves about their experiences. Look out for our daily posts here about the exciting next steps your teens are taking. All the best […]

Nextstep video

Nextstep video

City of David Light Show – Max Miller!

Hi everyone! My name is Max Miller, I’m 15 years old, and I am blogging for Next Step. Hope you like it! On July 16th, Next Step went to the City of David Light Show in the Old City in Jerusalem. Basically, we sat at the upper back of an archaeological site looking at a […]

Internships at Nefesh B’Nefesh! – Gavi Levy

            I am Gavriel M. Levy from Chicago, IL and I’m working at Nefesh B’ Nefesh pre-aliyah and marketing division. I am currently working on a project to reconstruct and update the directory of cities for people looking to make Aliyah. It is a tenuous and difficult project because the main stream of this information […]

Shabbat in the Arava! – Zoe Torok

Before this trip, my picture of Israel solely included the murmurs of crowds praying as they tucked notes into the cracks of the Western Wall or the overwhelming chaos of thousands shoving their way around the Shook. I never envisioned an empty desert. This past weekend my view of Israel expanded when we visited the […]

Bedoin Tents! – Shana Eisenberg

Thursday, July 12, 2018We started our busy day of touring by visiting a goat farm called Chavat Naot. There we learned how they make cheese and even got to try a few samples. From there we went to David Ben-Gurion’s house in Sde Boker where we learned about his goals for the Negev and all […]

First Day of Internships! – Aaron Malekan

Going into my first day interning at a biotech startup, I was pretty skeptical about what my role would be. Would I need to complete boring paperwork, give coffee to the executives, or some other menial work? Fortunately, the answer is no. Instead of doing menial paperwork in a cramped office like I expected, my […]