As we arrived at the airport, it was hard to know what to expect. For most of us, this was our first trip to Israel. More importantly, for most of us it was our first time on El Al (and boy is that an experience!). Luckily, only 3 members of our group had to experience El Al's infamous "extra security"; let's just say the next time we saw them, they were already on the plane in their seats. 10 hours later (and 2 delicious meals in our stomachs), we stretched our legs and took our first steps on the "Holy Land".