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Washington, DC

Washington DC – Final Day

Posted on July 31, 2023

– Jake Weiss Today, I woke up at 8:50 AM, eagerly prepared for the day, waited a wee 10 minutes for yogurt at the hotel breakfast buffet, and got on the bus. When we began the drive from our hotel in Springfield, VA, Billy played “One Day More” from Les Miserables, and suddenly it dawned Continue Reading »

Washington DC – Day 4

Posted on July 30, 2023

– Jack Faintich  Today we near the end of our journey, and we start off our day by going to the Smithsonian national air and space museum. I personally love science. This was a slice of heaven for me. One of the things that was amazing was the timeline of plane development ending in the Continue Reading »

Washington DC Day 3

Posted on July 29, 2023

– Layla  Klehr We started out our morning by talking to EJ Antoni of the Heritage Foundation. The Heritage Foundation is a more conservative organization, and I found their views interesting and not the voices that I usually hear every day. They talked a lot about economic freedom and being able to make a living Continue Reading »

Washington DC – Day 2

Posted on July 28, 2023

– Lio Pelavin  We started off our morning by going into DC from our Hotel in Virginia. Our first meeting of the day was with J-Street in an office building a little off of K Street. We met with Erin Beiner, the Director of J-Street U, their on campus college program, Hannah Faber from their Continue Reading »

Washington DC – Day 1

Posted on July 27, 2023

– Jonah Nogin Today was another amazing day for the books. We started the day in Philadelphia, visiting the national constitution center and experiencing an in depth explanation of our American history. This museum was one of my favorites not only because of the information in it but how powerful it felt being on those Continue Reading »

Day 33 – DC

Posted on July 30, 2022

By Clarissa   Over the course of the past couple days, I’ve loved having the opportunity to learn more about the US’ relationship with Israel. While at JStreet, we learned that one of the main differences between AIPAC and JStreet is that AIPAC aims to strengthen the relationship between the US and Israel whereas JStreet Continue Reading »

Day 32 – DC

Posted on July 29, 2022

By Joshua   After a late night talking to Daryl Davis about his experience talking to people with different views, we left the hotel at 8:45 for a jam packed day. We made our way to Capitol Hill for our first meeting of the day with Sheila Katz who is the CEO of the National Continue Reading »

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 36 – Closing Our Journey at the Capital

Posted on August 2, 2021

by Samuel Mitchneck      Our last day was one of the most interesting days, in my opinion. It began breakfast (a hotel-quality blueberry muffin). We then went into a conference room and discussed our meetings in DC and our meeting in Baltimore. This was followed by a drive into DC, specifically to the Holocaust Continue Reading »

Day 35 – DC

Posted on August 1, 2021

by Asher Rosenberg   Today was our 3rd day in Washington D.C. We first went to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American history. We learned about the slave trade and the treatment of enslaved people in North America, all the way up to present day, including the civil war, reconstruction, Jim Crow, segregation, civil Continue Reading »