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November 2011 - Milestones Israel

The Tulip Winery - Do Not Label

Located on the northern edge of the Carmel Mountain, overlooking the scenic Jezreel Valley, stands a boutique winery with a vision unlike any other. The Tulip Winery, in Kfar Tikva, was founded in 2003 by the Yitzhaki family. Fulfilling a life-long dream, they combined their love of wine with a dedication to the community. Kfar […]

Thanks to Thanksgiving

The night of November 29, 1947 was one of the happiest nights in history for Jews around the world since the dedication of the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem. Any Jewish person that was alive at the time remembers that night with such clarity, they can tell you exactly where they were for this historical occasion. After […]

A Personal Tour for the Whole Family

“What is Israel to you?” This was the question I posed to Jeff when we first spoke on the phone, three months before he brought his four children to Israel for the first time. “It is important to me that my children love Israel and appreciate the unique connection we have as Jews to the […]

Wine Tours with Personal Tourism

Wine has a powerful significance in the Jewish tradition. In many Jewish homes around the world, each Friday night a blessing is said over wine as the Sabbath is ushered in. A powerful symbol of goodness in this land of ours, the land of milk and honey, is two men carrying a cluster of grapes […]

A Welcomed Surprise

I recently began chemotherapy and the routine of my life became inundated with doctors, hospital visits and days where I could hardly get out of bed. So when my sons, Alon and Dolev along with Dolev’s girlfriend Nili, announced that we were going on a tour, it was the best surprise I could have asked […]

O Captain! My Captain!

O Captain! my Captain! our fearful trip is done; The ship has weathered every rack, the prize we sought is won; The port is near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting, While follow eyes the steady keel, the vessel grim and daring: But O heart! heart! heart! O the bleeding drops of red, […]

The Winds of Change

In 1990, the German band The Scorpions released the song “Wind of Change”. A few years later that song became the anthem of the revolution in Eastern Europe, as the world watched the Iron Curtain collapse. In 2011, the same wind of change was brushing through the streets of Israel. Now, it’s not the case […]

In the Army - My Jubilee Trip

Robin Sharma has a beautiful saying: “Till the age of 50 a man builds himself a ‘name’, from his fifties and on, he creates his personal heritage.” Last year I celebrated my 50th birthday and throughout the year, I invited people to join me in traveling to the places we shared back in the day. […]