• 10 Things I Could Not Have Done In America

    I will leave this experience knowing I am a better friend, roommate, Zionist, microwave chef, Jew, historian, traveler, Hebrew speaker, suitcase packer, and overall a more independent individual.


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  • Day 100

    One of the aspects that makes EIE so special is that I’m learning about the 6 day war from my teacher, who was a soldier in the war. Class has become a very intimate experience as well because he is really telling us his life story and how it personally affected him.


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  • Yom HaZikaron and Yom HaAtzmaut

    by Hallie E., NFTY-EIE Spring 2013 Student On April 15th NFTY-EIE got to experience two very different holidays in Israel. The morning started off with a ceremony at the cemetery on the Kibbutz for Yom HaZikaron (Day of Remembrance). Even though the ceremony was all in Hebrew, I could experience what goes on during this […]


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  • A Sense of Community

    Today is Yom Hashoah, the remembrance day for the Holocaust. This day is a very emotional and heart wrenching time for Israelis, as many have family members who were in the Holocaust or are survivors.


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  • HUC Class of Mid 2020s

    I have had the pleasure of sitting in David Alon's Jewish history class in EIE at Tzuba for the past two days. As David told the class of 22 students that due to scheduling he was spending two days on the Middle Ages from the Golden Age of Spain, I forgot how much I love to sit in class and learn.


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  • Parents’ Pilgrimage: Different

    NFTY organizes this trip so if our parents want to visit us, and the country, they can. The pilgrimage happens over the course of 9 days, giving the parents just enough time to have fun with their kids as well as see some amazing things around Israel such as Masada, the Dead Sea, Jerusalem, Ein Kerem, and tons of other cool places.


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  • Mosque Tiyul

    So for the last few days of Jewish History class we have been learning about Islam and where it originated from and everything relating to that. It’s always interesting learning about different religions and comparing it to our own but this time it was different.


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  • Gadna, where going to the bathroom is a reward

    To sum up my experience at Gadna this past week, it was five days of reenacting the movie Holes, playing Simon says, and red light green light. However instead of being out of the game when you move, or do not respond correctly, the commander makes you do ten pushups.


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  • New NFTY-EIE Video!

    Check out our newest video and then head to the website for more info!


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  • Infographic: Israel at NFTY Convention

    850 teens. 150 youth engagement professionals. 1,000 people. 1 fantastic city of Los Angeles and countless ways we brought Israel to the crowds. Check out our interactive infographic on all the places Israel showed up amid the glitz and glamour of NFTY Convention!


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