Join us for Ramah'sfirst Israel Bike Tour: five unforgettable days of cycling from the spectacular Western Galilee to the Golan Heights.
Raise money for Ramah programs for children with special needs.
Learn about the history and geography of the Galilee as we cycle in the footsteps of the Halutzim (pioneers).
Spend a memorable Ramah-Shabbat and experience the warmth of Lag BaOmer in the North.
All transfers, lodging in comfortable hotels, and most meals included....talk about hassle-free!
The entire ride is fully supported for your comfort and safety and will be carefully planned by an experienced Israeli biking company to assure a fabulous experience.
The trip is intended for ALL RIDERS, and will motivate you to train prior to the trip (who couldn't use some of that?). On average we will cycle between 20 to 50 miles a day (depending on terrain). There will be more challenging options for those who are interested.
Option of extending trip for two days of Ramah-guided touring in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv (without bikes).
I had a beautiful day today. I stood with my sister, a passionate rabbi serving the U.S. Navy as a chaplain, at the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. We remembered our grandfather of blessed memory, who fought for America and shared hard-earned wisdom with his children and grandchildren.
I looked to my right and saw the Washington Monument. Looked to my left at the Lincoln Memorial. I read quotes engraved on massive stones. And I felt, to my core, one sad feeling: too much war.
Too. Much. War.
The quotes and certain retellings of history would have me believe that we fought for pure purposes: we fought for religious freedom, we fought to end slavery, we fought for freedom for all humanity, we fought to end tyranny. But it's also true that we fought (and fight) for economic interests. It&…