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Author: Jessie Karsif

On Day 5 we headed out from the Arava Valley and made our way to the finish line in Eilat! Chaverim spent the morning with…

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Before we headed out this morning, we took some moments to reflect on the tragic shooting that took place yesterday at Tree of Life Synagogue…

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Shabbat, the Jewish Sabbath, begins Fridays at sundown. Whether participants typically celebrate Shabbat or not, we aim to make this a particularly restful day on…

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From the Northern Negev, we made our way to Mitzpe Ramon, a town in the heart of the Negev perched atop Makhtesh Ramon, a giant…

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On the second day of riding we traveled from Ashkelon to the Northern Negev. Each group stayed overnight in a different location. Chaverim started with…

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Our first day of riding started with launch ceremonies at the outskirts of Jerusalem before riders headed out on their way to Ashkelon! Chaverim started…

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Bruchim HaBa’im! Welcome to the 2018 Israel Ride! Yesterday all participants met their fellow riders, learned more about the Arava Institute and Hazon, and prepared…

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November 3rd, 2017 Riding the Paths To see the original post, click here! The Israel Ride has come to the Negev Desert. We, the riders…

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November 3rd, 2017 The Spokes on the Bike go ‘Round and ‘Round    Northern Negev –> Mitzpe Ramon Today the Israel Ride entered the heart…

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November 2nd, 2017 Changing Gears Ashkelon –> the Northern Negev Sleep. Eat. Bike. Eat. Bike. Eat some more. Our riders have quickly fallen into their…

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November 1st, 2017 Ready to Roll! Jerusalem –> Ashkelon Today, after months of training and fundraising, we finally officially launched the 2017 Israel Ride. With…

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October 31st, 2017 Getting in Gear Welcome to the 2017 Israel Ride Blog: Riding as One.  Over the next week, 167 cyclists will pedal hundreds…

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