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JewEL New Member Spotlight


My name is Katie Brase, I have been involved with JewEL for about four months now and have truly loved the experience. As with anything, I was a bit nervous to attend my first event, but was immediately welcomed into the group. Following that experience, my boyfriend and I decided to attend…

Birthright Israel Blogs July 2014 - Day 10

Birthright Israel Blog Day 10 – By Savyna Elysee

On our final Shabbat together our guide, Shabat, gave any of us who had not become Bar/Bat-Mitzvah as young adults, the opportunity to do so in Jerusalem. When given this opportunity, my heart filled with excitement and my mind raced with …

Birthright Israel Blogs July 2014 - Day 9

Birthright Israel Blog – Day 9 by Marni Unger

There are some things you can just never put into words. Visiting Yad Vashem (the Holocaust Memorial) in Israel is one of those things. No matter how many times you learn about the Holocaust in School, read books, or see movies about it, noth…

Birthright Israel Blogs July 2014 - Day 8

Blog day 8: by Rachel Feinberg

Waking up in Jerusalem is an amazing feeling. Yes - we've shared countless incredible experiences over the past week but culminating our trip with nearly four full days in the promised land is a truly special opportunity. As we gathered in the lobby to start …

Birthright Israel Blogs July 2014 - Day 7

Day 7 blog by Adra Bowman

After an amazing night of delicious Beduin food, riding camels, star-gazing individually with the whole crew around us, and toasting s'mores around a bonfire at the Beduin Tents, we woke up finally to the soothing melody of "Here Comes the Sun", instead of the usu…