Israeli teens sop up Sandy damage -FB photoOn December 6, a group of 10th-graders from Hashmonaim and Beit Shemesh arrived in New York to help in the ongoing clean-up and fix-up efforts after Hurricane Sandy. They dubbed their impromptu trip Masa Hashemesh, or Sunshine Journey.

Besides pulling down rotting dry wall and pullying up moldy carpeting, they will also be speaking to hundreds of their 10th grade counterparts throughout the city about their life in Israel and livening up Hanukkah celebrations in Long Beach and Brighton.

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More photos on their Facebook page, MasaHashemesh


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