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First Day of Talpiot!

All aboard El Al! At approximately 10:30 AM EST, about 150 volunteers met at JFK airport anxious but ready to GP (for those in the dark, GP = get pumped). It's safe to say that most experienced some jitters due to the overwhelming nature of the El Al check in line and the 149 other volunteers who may or may not know each other already. However, once it was over and everyone was settled in at Gate B31, social barriers were broken, and all the volunteers began to mingle. The 12 hour flight only gave way to more social time, as volunteers ran up and down the aisles trying to meet as many KH participants as possible without waking our fellow flight members. Finally, after little sleep and lots of sweat (El Al doesn't provide air vents in the rows), the volunteers and coordinators decided to take a nice stroll in Jerusalem, shvitzing from the 100 degree weather and full from the plethora of pizza. Afterwards, we boarded the buses to travel to the Jewish people's holiest spot: the Kotel. First, after