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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 »

Philadelphia Day 1

Posted on July 26, 2023

– Aaron Spetter Goldstein  We woke up at a hotel not far from New Haven, Connecticut. The majority of the day was spent driving down to Philadelphia. I frequently visit New York from Boston, so it was nice for me to be able to look out the window and see the familiar sights of New Continue Reading »


Posted on July 25, 2023

– Siona Bebchick Today we started our morning off by visiting Walden Pond, a beautiful historic sight where Henry David Thoreau, a man of knowledge and wisdom, lived a fulfilled life while rebelling against the world. Thoreau is known for his books Walden Pond and When Thoreau Went to Jail. Both novels explain his core Continue Reading »


Posted on July 24, 2023

– Sam Fournier The sun shined bright this morning as we headed off from the Big Apple and embarked on our journey for the day. After spending 3 days using public transportation in the city that never sleeps, we finally returned onto the bus to resume our adventure. I assumed my position in my comfortable Continue Reading »

New York City Day 3

Posted on July 23, 2023

– Jake Weiss Today, I woke up at 7:30 and went on a personal pilgrimage that everyone should experience when in New York. I, along with a handful of my friends, went to Ess-a-Bagel, an iconic institution that has really mastered the art of boiling and baking dough. I used to frequent it in my Continue Reading »

New York City – Day 2

Posted on July 22, 2023

– Simon Gaines.  Today, my alarm woke me up bright and early at 7:45, and I was ready to start my day. Well, not quite ready, as I decided to roll over and get a few more minutes of sleep. When I next awoke, I realized the time to be 8:50 am, which was startling, Continue Reading »