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Day 6 – Who do you say Christ is?

Today was Golan Heights day. It began with a drive up into the heights to look at the ancient town of Gamla, known for the Zealot population that lived there. Gamla, (or Gamal in Hebrew) means camel. When looking at hill on which the city was built it is easy to see why. Between two […]

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Day 5 – So Much More Alive

This should help explain to you how magnificent our day was today: we ended it by swimming in the Sea of Galilee. Today was such a packed day – Capernaum, Chorazin, Mt. Arbel, Tabgha, and the Mt. of Beatitudes. We started off our day with our last major hike, Mt. Arbel. In Rabbinical tradition it’s […]

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Day 3 – Wilderness, Salt, & Water

Hey everyone, this is Melanie and Kenneth writing today’s blog, and we’re going to be reviewing day three of our trip through Israel, today consisted entirely of wandering through the Rift Valley and the Negev. We began our day with an extraordinary sunrise on the Dead Sea with Rich pointing out the locations of different […]

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Day 2 – The Shephelah

Shalom from Israel! Michelle and Jenna here to reminisce on our day. Today has been crazy! Our entire day has been spent in the Shephelah. What’s that? The low hills, agriculture, and where battles were fought in biblical times. First up was Beth Shemesh, home of Samson. Joey used the story of Samson to describe […]

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Day 1 – Victories for Christ

Dear Moms and Pops… Shalom from the Holy Land! Breaking news: we have ARRIVED! Now, to get down to business. Before we get into the juicy details of our day, we have some bad news to share. The first matter of business that we need to address is the general lack of commentation that really […]

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Shalom from Israel

Hey just a quick update that we have arrived safely in Israel and are gathering all of our gear so we can go see our first site and gets some hiking in. We are all really tired but can’t wait to begin this tour. Keep an eye on the Joshua twitter as we will update […]

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New York New York

Hey everyone we just landed in JFK airport in New York and are taking a few minutes to stretch our legs from the 5 hour flight before we start the long 11 hour flight to Israel. It’s crazy as the reality is beginning to set in that the next time we get off this plane […]

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Leaving on a jet plane…..

Wow what an early morning. Today we loaded the vans at 5 am and made our way to the airport, as we needed to catch a flight from LAX to New York. We were able to get a little bit of sleep but everyone is pretty excited to begin this leg of our journey to […]

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JWI has left the building

Well the trip to Israel is finally here and we spent the day making our way down to LA so we can head to the airport tomorrow around 5 am. Of course it wouldn’t be any fun if it didn’t snow a foot before we left. Sort of funny that it was really cold on […]

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New Joshua App and Israel Information

Shalom Friends and family, Hey everyone its crazy to think how fast this year has gone by. Seems like just yesterday everyone was moving in and trying to figure out this thing called Joshua. Any way the purpose of this blog isn’t to sit around and reminisce the past but to update you on some […]

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