After a beautiful breakfast on the beach in Tel Aviv, we met with a local journalist Aluf Benn who is the editor for one of
Next up, we visited Zippori National Park in the hills of Lower Galilee: the place where the Mishna was written. We spent some time studying text with Marc Rosenstein, an American Rabbi who made Aliyah and has been living in
for many years. “How often can you study Talmud where what you’re reading is relevant today to those you’re teaching while actually standing in the original venue?” Chills. Israel
We got to spend some time with Israelis around our age who are planning on going on a mission to
next week, playing great team-building games. We had so much fun and already have plans to see them in the states. Detroit
After all of our getting-to-know-you games, we went to dinner for a typical Israeli meal (which seems to be never ending. How are Israeli’s not the fattest people on the planet?!). Greg and his new friend Tomer (they're already facebook friends) ate chicken hearts. YUK!
All in all, today was a great day and a lot of fun. We spend tonight at Tiberius, in a hotel on a kibbutz which sits on the
Sea of Galilee. Before bed, some of us sit outside together and bond over a few bottles of wine.