OU Israel Adventure to India

Internet connection problems on Motzai Shabbat prevented me from updating everyone on Friday and Shabbat happenings on our adventure. Now, Sunday morning of Day 11, I have 2 minutes until the bus leaves! Suffice it to say, we continue to have amazing experiences on our trip- a ride on the backwaters of Cochin on Friday…

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OU Israel India adventure blog Day 8- Cochin

Published February 14, 2016

We knew coming into the trip that we would be travelling a lot within India which is a pretty big country!  The original plan was to take a short flight from Coimbature to Cochin this morning but a change was made at the last minute to drive by bus instead so we could stop at an…

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You get into trouble with a daily blog on a long trip. 2 days ago, I wrote about how great a day we had on Monday visiting the Bnai Menashe. I said there were no words to describe it- well, you can read it for yourself. So now I am here late Wednesday night in…

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There are certain things in life that are hard to describe in words. Our day visiting the Bnai Menashe is one of those in my book. Words like memorable, unreal, amazing are thrown around by us to describe things that to others might not be so great. But I can honestly say that every one…

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  Well, we were warned that this trip would not be about rest and relaxation! After waking up at 3:15 AM, we drove to the airport with some tired travellers and many boxes and suitcases, plus a Sefer Torah that Ralphy got for us from his shul. We flew to Delhi and transferred planes to…

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 OU Israel India adventure blog-Days 2 and 3   Sorry for the delay in blogging but it is very hard to find a block of time to sit down and type! So Friday morning we were up early for a boat ride on the Arabian Sea to an island where Ari and Ari would show…

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OU Israel India adventure blog Day 1

Published February 7, 2016

Welcome to the OU Israel India adventure blog!   Through this medium we hope to give you frequent updates of what we have seen and experience on our 13 day experience in India with Ari and Ari (Greenspan and  Zivotofsky)   Thursday February 4, Day 1    We arrived in Mumbai (formerly known as Bombay)…

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