• Costa Rica: Extending our Family

    The limited electricity, cell service, and running water quickly turned from a curse into a blessing, just like the words that Bilaam spoke in last week’s Torah portion. The lack of conveniences enabled us to slow down, open up, and find the potential for learning and humor in every situation.


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  • Costa Rica: Snapshots of a Lifetime

    How do you capture the experience of a lifetime? As our group finishes our final day together in Costa Rica, we are reflecting on what this trip has meant to us. Take a look at some of the memories we will hold on to, even once we have returned to the States.


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  • Shabbat Shalom from Costa Rica!

    We have been so deeply impressed with the quality of each person we are traveling with. This experience has been challenging, yet it is filled with so much wonder... and so much rice and beans.


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  • Appreciating the Beauty of Costa Rica

    During the rests between navigating the class III and IV rapids, we felt inspired. The landscape demanded attention. The air was damp and pressing. The calls of wildlife were frequent and unique. The whole scene brought us into a surprisingly pleasant existential mindset.


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