Entries by Elisabeth Castera

Hebrew Public 2018 Capstone Trip – Day 2 – 10/30

Today was a beautiful warm fall day in Israel and the students spent most of it outside. It is Election Day in Israel and the country’s schoolchildren had the day off, and many adults as well. They encountered several people on holiday as they traveled. The students began their outdoor adventure with a hike at Mount Carmel.   They learned how […]

Two Schools and An Upcoming Trip to Israel

Imagine a group of awkward teenagers forced to interact with peers they never met. Do you remember being this age?  One school has students wearing their school uniform, while the other school wore sweatshirts and jeans. One school from Brooklyn, NY and the other from East Brunswick, NJ. Both from different worlds but have two things in common – both are from one school network, Hebrew Public and are traveling to Israel.  One of the most exciting ways that […]