In America, most teenagers would be getting ready to celebrate New Years Eve. The participants of the Shorashim trip have been busy celebrating Shabbat instead.
An early start at 7 a.m. brought the 52 members of the group onto the bus to head to the city of Jerusalem. The holy land started off with a light rain, but sunshine followed when we entered Wailing Wall. Each person wrote a personal note and had the opportunity to pray and put their note into the wall.