2014 Israel Pilgrimage
Texting from the Chicago airport
That's a big plane ...
We've arrived at Ben Gurion Airport safe and sound.
Sunrise in Tel Aviv
Morning T'filah in Tel Aviv
Rabbis take selfies, too!
Construction in Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv, just outside Independence Hall
Beit HaPalmach - Deb Jacobs joins the Palmach!
Rabin Square Memorial
guide Doron Wilfand, in Rabin Square
Women fighters of the Palmach
Tel Aviv preparing for the Gay Pride parade
Tel Aviv Gay Pride parade
Tel Aviv Gay Pride parade
Temple Emanu-El and St. Philips in the Hills sharing Shabbat at Congregation Darchei Noam and Rabbi Ari Levine in Ramat Ha'aviv
Lighting Shabbat candles - Wendy Weise Cohon and Rabbi ELi Levine at Darchei Noam congregation in Ramat HaSharon
The layers of Israel history as hats -- stratigraphy as millinery experience
Continuing development all along the coast of the Mediterranean
Shabbat morning Torah reading during services at Caesarea
Honoring the Rothschilds? For their great golf lineage?
At the gates of Armageddon, Har Megiddo
Baha'i center in Haifa
Beit haGefen Arab Jewish Cooperation Center in Haifa
Magnificent views in Haifa
On the Carmel in Haifa
Flat Stanley on the Temple bus in Haifa, courtesy of Deb Jacobs
This gives new meaning to the term "Greater Israel" ...
At the Ethiopian Cultural Center in Beit Shean with Chava Alamou
Herodian neo-Corinthian gilded capital from Herod's Temple on Temple Mount
On the Temple Mount next to the Dome of the Rock
The "small" dome next to the Dome of the Rock on Har Habayit (Temple Mount) over the place where King Solomon sat in judgment and where the Sanhedrin sat in the Lishkat HaGazit, the Chamber of Hewn Stone
Still recruiting young Jews for Shabbat after all these years ...
In the Western Wall Tunnel
Apparently Rabbi Cohon's son is now working for the Israeli Ministry of Tourism in a symbol from his Torah portion of Sh'lach-L'cha.
The snazzy Mamilla pedestrian shopping mall
Opening gateway at Jaffa Gate for the light festival
The light festival in the Old City of Jerusalem
Festival Or Yerushalayim
The gateway to Yad Vashem
At the entrance to the memorial for lost European communities at Yad Vashem
Touring the Christian Quarter, joined by the Lichtenthals
Karin Sigal, Rabbi Nir Barkan, Yuval Neumann, Eyal Ronder, and Rabbi Cohon at Yozma
Eyal Ronder, the Executive Director of Yozma Congregation, in front of the campus of the first Reform public school now in construction in Modi'in
Rabbi Nir Barkan at Congregation Yozma
Yuval Neumann, lead volunteer on the Yozma program at Beit Eden for Jewish educational and religious experience for the physically, intellectually and emotionally challenged children, recipient of the Cohon Foundation Award 2013