Before attending Taglit Birthright led by Yoav in June 2015, I had been to Israel three times and had meaningful and memorable experiences on each of those trips. But there was something truly special about my most recent experience. And it was due, in large measure, to Yoav’s combination of
It’s hard to summarise how awesome my week with Yoav has been. Awesome in the true sense of the word: Yoav makes Israel inspire awe from you. He is such a wonderful character and has a truly beautiful soul. His passion for Israel – it’s history and narratives is endless.
Being able to see and experience Israel for my first time, with Yoav as the tour guide, was definitely an unbelievable and rewarding 10 days. Yoav is one of the most enthusiastic people I have ever met, and his love for Israel is so strong. I was able to learn
Yoav’s leadership on my Taglit Birthright trip was phenomenal. Yoav began by reading us poetry about not just the nation of Israel but the people living within it and explaining how we all needed to be a family, a mishpucha, for the ten days we had together. This set the
I just wanted to write to tell you how much we enjoyed Yoav; he was superb! He is knowledgeable and knows how to share it, he is thoughtful and insightful, never intrusive or overbearing He is fully reliable and his planning and execution of the plans are flawless, he will
dear Yoav, We had an incredible trip to Israel–and mostly because of you. You are truly exceptional and your love of Israel is wonderfully contagious! We’ll keep in touch and hope to see you many times before the children are old enough for Birthright.
We are so sad to have ended our journey with you but thanks to you our journey will continue. You have deeply and meaningfully engaged us in spirited, challenging and smart discussions across so many topics and most of all, we had fun! Thank you so much for everything. We
Thank you so so much for such an insightful and incredible trip, for sharing so openly and honestly, for being nuanced and critical and especially loving, for having excellent food recommendations, and for your passion for everything you do and everyone you meet. Please rest well tonight knowing that you
For so many things, too many to mention Your kindness and integrity were beyond expectations Your knowledge…a wonder to behold and to be privileged enough to be with you Your patience and tolerance and respectfulness are the epitomy of the core of your specialness We are forever grateful We are