• Continuing Through Our Studies of the History of the Jewish People

    Baruch Kraus is the Principal of the NFTY-EIE High School in Israel. In these weekly postings, he gives a description and rundown of what the group is doing day to day, which he hopes sheds some light on what the EIE experience is like. It has been a very eventful two weeks since I last […]


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  • Flashback Friday: An EIE Alum Returns to Krakow

    Yael Farber is a Fall 2010 NFTY-EIE alum studying at Dickinson College. This semester, she is studying abroad in Prague. She has explored not only the Czech Republic, but neighboring countries in Europe as well. Recently, she visited Krakow, which brought back memories from her trip to Poland on her EIE semester. With her permission, […]


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  • Experiencing the Holidays the Israeli Way

    Rachael C. is a junior from Carmel, Indiana. She is an alum of both GUCI and Kutz Camp, participates in NFTY-OV, and belongs to Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation. I cannot believe how the time on EIE has passed by so quickly! We’ve done quite a lot of exploring within the beautiful country of Israel. Over Yom […]


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  • Fall 2015 Parents’ Pilgrimage Begins

    Baruch Kraus is the Principal of the NFTY-EIE High School in Israel. I am delighted to share that 17 parents, siblings, and extended family members arrived in Israel this week for the Fall 2015 Parents’ Pilgrimage. Always a highlight of our Fall and Spring semesters, this will be a incredible ten days for parents and students. […]


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  • A Special Visit from the ARZENU Delegation

    Baruch Kraus is the Principal of the NFTY-EIE High School in Israel. In these weekly postings, he gives a description and rundown of what the group is doing day to day, which he hopes sheds some light on what the EIE experience is like. Last Shabbat we had many guests: the entire ARZENU delegation joined […]


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  • Connecting History With Amazing Trips Around Israel

    Baruch Kraus is the Principal of the NFTY-EIE High School in Israel. In these weekly postings, he gives a description and rundown of what the group is doing day to day, which he hopes sheds some light on what the EIE experience is like. Even with the multiple incidents over the past week, despite what […]


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  • An Incredible Semester in Israel: How NFTY-EIE Changed My Life

    Rockey Greenberg, a Spring 2015 NFTY-EIE alum, writes in a letter to her rabbi, Paul Kipnes about her amazing experience on the program. Originally written on Rabbi Kipnes’ blog, we reprint it here with his permission. Dear Rabbi Paul, Thank you so much for all of the support you have given me this past year […]


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  • A Memorable Journey from Sea to Sea

    Baruch Kraus is the Principal of the NFTY-EIE High School in Israel. In these weekly postings, he gives a description and rundown of what the group is doing day to day, which he hopes sheds some light on what the EIE experience is like. After Sukkot and warm home hospitality, we started our Yam el […]


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  • L’Dor V’Dor – From Generation to Generation

    Dear Friends of the NFTY-EIE High School in Israel, On August 24, thirty three high school students from 17 states and provinces across North America departed New York bound for Tel Aviv and the Fall semester of NFTY’s EIE High School in Israel program. They will spend the next three months immersed in the story […]


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  • Hiking Up Masada and an Unforgettable Morning

    Baruch Kraus is the Principal of the NFTY-EIE High School in Israel. In these weekly postings, he gives a description and rundown of what the group is doing day to day, which he hopes sheds some light on what the EIE experience is like. Friday morning, at 4 AM, the students woke for a hike […]


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