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Day 31 – Philadelphia and DC

Posted on July 28, 2022

by Rafi Josselson  The morning was like any other morning. I woke up 15 minutes before our wake up time due to Gadi’s advice, I got changed in the bathroom and filled up my water bottles (we have had a lot of hot and humid days). I went down the elevator with Joli, I found Continue Reading »

Day 30 – Philadelphia

Posted on July 27, 2022

By Andrew    Today was a bit of a quieter day on the Etgar journey, advertised to us as a way to rest up before a very busy several days in  DC. But, that doesn’t mean we sat around doing nothing all day. On the contrary, this day was one of reflection, history, and of Continue Reading »

Day 32 – Philadelphia and Baltimore

Posted on July 29, 2021

by Henry Williams        Today was an interesting day. We first went to the National Constitution Center. This was kind of a bunch of lies in my opinion, but our second meeting really spoke to me because I never thought about the media the way that we have to.      First, we Continue Reading »

Day 31 – Jersey Shore and Philly

Posted on July 28, 2021

by Noah Ginsberg  Yesterday, we woke up at 7:30 and went down for breakfast. After breakfast, we started our drive towards Philadelphia. About halfway through the drive, we stopped at a boardwalk, Asbury Park, in New Jersey to have lunch, walk around, and see the sights. Then, we found a quiet spot to have our Continue Reading »

Day 32 – Philadelphia/Washington, DC

Posted on August 1, 2019

by Ryder Moses-Rosenthal Early this morning, we packed into the bus and headed for Philadelphia once more. We visited The Constitution Museum, and were given a great introduction to the museum by a speaker. The speech was mainly focused on the founding of our country, and I found it very powerful. Billy mentioned to us Continue Reading »

Day 31 – Philadelphia

Posted on July 31, 2019

by Isabel Intrater In the morning, we had our framing discussion on Israel, as we are meeting with J Street and AIPAC in a couple of days. We talked about the key dates and terms in Israel’s history, and it was interesting to hear varying view points, even just in regards to basic definitions. For Continue Reading »

Day Thirty Three – Philadelphia and DC

Posted on July 26, 2018

by Charlotte Reing: We started our day by heading back into downtown Philadelphia to go to the Constitution Museum; a fitting place to visit during our time in Philly. We watched a short presentation on the history of the Constitution, and then proceeded to walk around the museum at our own pace. The top floor Continue Reading »

Day Thirty Two – Philadelphia

Posted on July 25, 2018

by Lila Arnold: Today was a travel day, so not very much happened. We got up and had breakfast in the hotel, then a framing discussion on the legalization of marijuana. I’m not quite sure how I feel about this, but I lean towards legalization. I think that marijuana should be legal, but with regulations. Continue Reading »

Day 32: Philadelphia

Posted on July 28, 2016

By Rachel Arayni: We began our day by visiting the constitution museum where we watched the formation of our government via a live multimedia presentation of the events leading to the birth of the constitution. Afterwards, we were free to peruse the exhibits. The museum chronicles American history through the progression of the constitution, as well Continue Reading »

Day 31: Boston & Philadelphia

Posted on July 27, 2016

By Jake Intrater: The excitement of heading towards Philadelphia led us through the long and somewhat tedious drive from Boston to the City of Brotherly Love. We stopped in New Haven again for lunch and once again had some time to walk around the beautiful Yale campus situated in what felt like a small New England Continue Reading »