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 […]

An AMHSI Love Story

Vanessa and Marty Friedman in their HSI t-shirts December 2, 1985 “Hi, I’m Marty Friedman.  What’s your name?” I was sitting on an Israel bound El Al flight with my friends from Miami Killian High School, and we glanced at the 16 year old guy in the aisle. We looked around…was he talking to us? […]

10th of Tevet

By Reuven Spero New Years Day this year corresponded with the tenth of the Hebrew month of Tevet, marked on the Jewish calendar as a minor fast day.   What does this mean? There are three days of the yearly cycle that are fast days connected with commemorating (using memory) the destruction of the 1st […]

Weekly Updates, Dec. 28 – Jan. 1

Last week at AMHSI… BJE visited Eilat, hiked the Red Canyon, climbed Har Tzfachot, and visited Givat Haviva. Bialik went to Mitzpe Gadot, hiked the Zavitan, learned about the security situation in the north at Misgav Am, visited the national military cemetery at Har Hertzel, and ended their trip with free time in Jerusalem before returning home. […]