Volunteer in the Negev

Our Warm Welcome

Posted on June 5, 2013

May 30, 2013 We couldn’t have asked for a warmer greeting. We felt like celebrities when we landed in Tel Aviv & were met by Marla Gamoran, Judy Gray & Shlomo Chertok. Rabbi Larry Halpern , the fifth volunteer in our group was also there to meet up with us. Within three minutes, it felt Continue Reading »

The Start of Our Adventure!

Posted on June 5, 2013

May 29, 2013 The ride to the airport was quick, getting our boarding passes easy & going through security a snap….a great way to begin our journey to Israel. Heather & Ron Hoffman are as excited as we are as we begin our trip. Gerry & Queenie Rich                   Continue Reading »

Welcome to the Desert

Posted on June 5, 2013

On May 30, Skilled Volunteers for Israel, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and Atid BaMidbar welcomed our first skilled volunteering group.  Located in Israel’s Negev Desert, Yerucham is Miami’s partnership community. The five volunteers in the group  are our first Desert Volunteers! Gerry and Queenie Rich – Miami/Toronto Rabbi Larry Halpern – Miami Ron & Continue Reading »

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