Israel Blog

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Marilyn’s in Israel

Marilyn Horowitz (left) has a message for her husband. She, along with Idy Garvis (right), are now at Kibbutz Ma’agan, an idyllic resort on Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee). The American Jewish World has learned that Leonard Horowitz, of Mendota Heights, is distressed that his wife, Marilyn, has not appeared in online reports about the […]

Sunday, November 9th, 2008

A mission to Israel @ 60 — Part 1

 This year-long program involves Hebrew and Arabic language study and a focus on Middle East conflicts. Ethan and Emily also mentioned that they will be traveling to Greece and Bulgaria soon and will be looking at Jewish history and culture in those countries; during the year they will also travel to India, Turkey, Morocco, Jordan, […]

Sunday, November 9th, 2008

If it’s Sunday, it must be Jerusalem

The Minneapolis Jewish Federation’s “Israel @ 60 Mission” bussed over to the Old City of Jerusalem, on Sunday morning. Our guide, Yoram, took the group through the Jewish Quarter of the Old City, elucidating some of the historical and archeological highlights. There was some shopping at the Cardo, the unearthed Roman-era roadway, then we spent […]

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

Minneapolis Israel @ 60 Mission

  AJW Editor Mordecai Specktor will be traveling to Israel from Nov. 6-16, with the Minneapolis Jewish Federation’s Israel @ 60 Mission. Watch this space for daily blogs from the Jewish state.