Thursday, April 30th, 2009...8:30 pm
Sun sets on Federation’s “Israel @ 60 Mission”
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A view from my balcony at the Carlton hotel in Tel Aviv. (Photo: Mordecai Specktor)
It was a whirlwind week for the participants in the Israel @ 60 Mission, who saw the sights and visited Minneapolis Jewish Federation-funded programs in Jerusalem, Hadera, Kiryat Shemona and other places.
For the many first-timers on the mission, it was the proverbial experience of a lifetime.
When the jet lag wears off, I’ll add more to this blog. (I’m writing now from the departure lounge at LaGuardia airport in New York.
— Mordecai Specktor
On the northern segment of the Israel @ 60 Mission, participants stayed at the lovely Kibbutz Ma