BLOG -Summer 2017

Israel ID had EILAT of fun

שלום to all those reading! My name is Shlomo Amsellem and I am part of the amazing team we call the NCSY ISRAEL ID Staff. I just wanted share some of the incredible experiences and fun activities that we have done over this past week.


Masada, Ein Gedi & Eilat

Hey everybody today we woke up too early to watch an amazing sunrise while walking up Masada. When we got to the top we prayed overlooking an unbelievable view. We heard about what took place on this historic place. After which we rode a cable


2nd Shabbas in Shlomi

The British are coming! Those were the words escaping my mouth as the holy shabbos arrived in Shlomi. Along with both the Canadian and West Coast TJJ busses and UK’s very own Tribe group, we all enjoyed a song and spirit-filled dinner. Waking up an


Misgav Am and Rafting down the Jordan

Hey Mom and Dad, Today was my favorite day so far. We started off our day by davening, breakfast, then chaburot. We then loaded the busses and headed off to Summit Road. We had a great hike with a beautiful view of Israel at the


Misgav Am and Rafting down the Jordan

Hey Mom and Dad, Today was my favorite day so far. We started off our day by davening, breakfast, then chaburot. We then loaded the busses and headed off to Summit Road. We had a great hike with a beautiful view of Israel at the


Day 8 & 9: Shomer Hachadash

Am I my brothers keeper?How many of us walk through life thinking about this powerful quote? And how many of us don’t live by it? We spent two meaningful days with Shomer Hachadash strengthening our connections with each other and our land. From plowing the


Day 10: Repelling and Rosh Hanikra

Hello to all fans of Israel ID,Just wanted to inform you that today we had amazing pre- Shabbat activities. Early morning we woke up had our daily routine of prayer, breakfast and our Torah learning groups (which are always great). Many people conquered a fear


Day 6: Tzipori and Donkey Riding

What a fun and HOT day we had!! Due to the heatwave, we nixed our hike and instead had an awesome day spent doing multiple fun activities. We started the day by going to Tzipori, an ancient archaeological site that goes back to Messianic times.


First Shabbas in the Golan

We had such a fun and meaningful first shabbat on Israel ID. We were joined by Machach and One Family and together we sang zmirot – ‘FIRE’ We played games, ice breakers, davened and sang together creating  one united family. We had a pizza Melava