Family Day at Nir Yitzhak & “Tekes”

By; Jackie Sharpe Saturday 15th September, 2012 Friends and Family travelled to Nir Yitzhak to spend a special day with our Garin. We were hosted by staff of Nir Yitzhak and gathered around… Continue reading

…Property of the IDF

...Property of the IDF

On September 3rd, 2012, our 32 Southwest Garin kids ‘became the property of the IDF.”
A very proud day for all of us.
Mazel Tov.

“Tsav Rishon” Is Now Behind Them…”

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 Shalom from Tel Aviv. I have been writing bits and pieces since my last post but after yesterday’s momentous day, it was time to finish this and post it!… Continue reading

Gallery of Photos by Jackie Sharpe and Alexi Rosenfeld

Gallery of Photos by Jackie Sharpe and Alexi Rosenfeld

Gallery of photos of our Southwest Garin Tzabar beginning with the Farewell Party in Los Angeles.

Articles in San Diego & Los Angeles Jewish Journal August 30, 2012

PRESS Click on the links for the articles. LA Jewish Journal This past week, publisher Rob Eshman quoted in his editorial from an email he received from Alexi about the fact that he… Continue reading

Our Garin Meet Their Kibbutz Families

Last Saturday evening, our Garin kids were placed with a family on the kibbutz that will become an integral part of their lives during their time in the IDF, and no doubt forever.… Continue reading

My Visit to Kibbutz Nir Yitzhak

By:Jackie Sharpe This past Shabbat I visited the kibbutz. It was amazing to see it first hand and more amazing to see how our 32 kids had settled in and finding their way… Continue reading

The Jerusalem Post – Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

The Jerusalem Post - Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu personally welcomes 127 new soliders who arrived on the Nefesh B’Nefesh Soldier Aliyah Flight.

Southwest Garin Tzabar 2012 at JFK

Southwest Garin Tzabar 2012 at JFK

Kibbutz Nir Yitzhak – Southwest Garin Tzabar 2012

Kibbutz Nir Yitzhak - Southwest Garin Tzabar 2012

Taken after the ceremony at Tel Aviv University