In Israel for eighth grade trip THA students feel ‘like family’

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THA eighth graders enjoy the buoyancy of the salt-laden Dead Sea. (L-R): Eva Prouty, Ana Rosman, Lucila Thal, Katie Kanter and Lulu Youngerman (Photo courtesy of Jon Ben-Asher).

As Louisa (Lulu) Youngerman waded effortlessly in the Dead Sea, making playful attempts to reach its bed, she was awestruck by the experience.

“This is everything that I heard about and more,” says Lulu. “This is magical.”

During the 11-day trip, the group visited Independence Hall in Tel Aviv, the Western Wall and the Yad Vashem World Holocaust Remembrance Center in Jerusalem and the pools of Ein Gedi.

 

Read the entire Arizona Jewish Post article here.

Original publication date, June 24, 2016.

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