With less than four weeks to go before the 2013 Israel Ride, and a near record number of riders doing their first Israel Ride, this is a time when some riders start to wonder, “what have I gotten myself into?” You’re not alone. Having had the good fortune to do several Israel Rides, the message of this post is pretty straight forward – Relax! And, have fun.
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Israel Ride in NYC: With Nigel Savage and David Weisberg
Discover how the Israel Ride can be your next adventure Wednesday, May 8th, 7:30 pm Hosted by Nigel and Liz Savage The Israel Ride: For Yourself. For Israel. For Peace. Meet and hear from: Nigel Savage, Hazon and Israel Ride Founder David Weisberg, CEO of Hazon David Rendsburg, Ride alum and 8-time staff member of the Ride Annie Jacobs, former Program Assistant at the Arava Institute (and current Dairy Apprentice at Isabella Freedman) Arava and Israel Ride alumni They will speak about cycling through Israel, the Middle East’s environmental challenges, and the potential for regional cooperation at the Arava Institute. The Arava Institute Hazon Israel Ride is a weeklong cycling adventure from Jerusalem to Eilat, including 5 fully-supported riding days and a Shabbat rest day. Bring your friends with you | All are welcome at this event!
Power of Bro: Second Screening
Power of Bro Encore Screening March 14th, 7:00 PM Cinema Arts Centre 423 Park Avenue, Huntington, NY If you weren’t able to attend the first sold-out screening, come see the second showing of this incredibly moving and inspirational film about how the Israel Ride changed two brothers’ lives. The stars, Eyal and Ronen, and the director, Ofer, will be there to share their personal experiences.
Snapshot on Israel: The Solar Field and the Mezuzah
On a lonely gate facing a desolate sun drenched open plain of the Arava Valley one can see a Mezuzah.
Snapshot on Israel: Water Conservation
Israel is faced with a growing water scarcity problem that one good rainy season will not solve
Learn About the 2011 Arava Institute Hazon Israel Ride
Four chances throughout the Bay Area to learn more about the Ride Each presentation will feature alumni of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies. Hear about their experiences at the Arava Institute, where Israelis, Jordanians and Palestinians come together to study environmental issues in the region. (more…)
A very special invitation from Inigo Montoya
Hazon board member Mandy Patinkin, reprising his role as Inigo Montoya, to promote the 2006 Arava Institute Hazon Israel Ride.