In the past month Gann has created wonderful memories that will last a lifetime. Here is a video to show parts of the journey (Source:

Alia Intriago Ycaza’s Journey to The Holy Land

By Carly Levy              (Alia Intriago Ycaza on the left, Carly Levy in the middle)             Alia Intriago Ycaza, a sixteen year old who was born in Ecuador Guayaquil, was told on April 3, 2008, that her family was heading for America because of her father’s job. Who would have […]

Aubrey Isaacs, AMHSI educator

Aubrey teaches Jewish history at AMHSI. Currently, he is teaching the Fall Semester session.  Born and bred in bonny Scotland, Aubrey made aliya as soon as he finished high school. He studied in yeshivot in Jerusalem and in Gush Etzion, served in the tank corps of the IDF, took a BA in Jewish History and […]

Week at AMHSI – Oct. 19 – Oct. 25

Here’s a quick update on the highlights of last week for AMHSI students. BASKETBALL IN JERUSALEM Fall Semester AMHSI group went to a basketball game in Jerusalem, Hapoel Jerusalem vs. Krasniy Oktyabr TRIP TO POLAND Barrack Day School group left for their trip to Poland to visit the Jewish sites there and learn about Polish […]

Pizza and Ice Cream Party!!!! Congrats to Barrack for winning our #mussmagic instagram Contest. Lets Party… with Pizza and Ice Cream of course

Weekly Update, Nov. 30 – Dec. 4

It was a busy first week for BJE! From a beautiful hike at Gilboa! To hanging out at the beautiful Sachne springs! To exploring the ancient city of Jerusalem! AMHSI Fall Semester had the chance to learn what it takes to be an Israeli soldier at Gadna, a pre-military week long course in the desert at […]

Weekly Update, Dec. 21-26

BJE spent most of the week exploring different parts of Israel.   They started out volunteering with the JDC by visiting the elderly, before heading to Yad V’shem, Israel’s Holocaust memorial.  They then headed back to the coast for some time exploring Jaffa and Tel Aviv.  Afterwards, they headed up north to the beach at […]

Interview with Julianna Lamm, December Session student

Julianna posing on a mountain top on an AMHSI hike Q:  I saw an amazing photo of you recently from an AMHSI tiyyul where you were posing on a cliff against the sunset.  How long have you been dancing?   A:  I have been dancing, since I was 3 years old. Q:  What kind of […]