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February 2012 - Milestones Israel

A People without a Land

At the end of 1941, David Stoliar was not yet 20 years old. He was one of 769 Jews lucky enough to board an old river boat, the Struma. This boat was built in 1833, originally designed to carry 100 passengers. Struma is: A river that runs through Bulgaria and Romania A famous city square in the […]

The Hexagon Pool

Summer is nearing (we hope) and I thought this would be a nice opportunity to mention one of my favorite day trips…or perhaps it’s my attempt to convince winter to go away already! Either way, make sure you put a day aside to visit the Hexagon pool (or Breichat HaMeshushim) in the lower Golan. A […]

A Rose Garden for Shoshana

This past week I have been traveling with one of the most beautiful families I have ever had the pleasure to guide; The Englanders from Philadelphia. It is a unique experience for me to guide this family. For starters, the eldest son, is a very smart 6-year-old that attends a Jewish school in the US. […]

Visit Beautiful Caesarea

Close your eyes and imagine a fleet of Roman ships anchored at the docks, overflowing with gold and spices. Picture the merchants examining fabulous fabrics and negotiating for goods. See the Roman Legion officers in their shining uniforms surrounded by beautiful adoring women. Imagine King Herod, the visionary of the largest port in the eastern […]