Tales from the Road
A collection of Courage in Motion stories from our dedicated riders.
December 21, 2016
Published Dec. 21, 2016 | The Canadian Jewish News
When Adath Israel Congregation Cantor Alex Stein set out to lose 100 pounds last year, one tremendous accomplishment gave way to another.
Earlier this fall, Stein completed the ...more
January 26, 2016
This is a great life experience. Riding through Israel connects you to the Land while you raise money for disabled soldiers. I've now completed two rides and can't wait for next year's trip. I strongly encourage those interested to ...more
December 2, 2014
It wasn’t until we sat back and talked about the ride to our friends and supporters that we realized the tremendous amount of planning, organization and teamwork and dedication required to pull off such an event. Having all the snacks, ...more
November 24, 2014
Syd Hazan participated in the 2014 Courage in Motion ride. Upon his return, he wrote to his family, friends and others who pledged money for Courage in Motion.
Hi, family and friends,
Well we finished our cycling odyssey in Israel. It ...more
November 12, 2014
David Speigel, who is from Toronto, ON, took part in the 2014 Courage in Motion ride.
It’s been almost 2 weeks since the end of the ride but I still wanted to send you a note of thanks and congratulations for a wonderfully organized ...more
December 10, 2013
I was thrilled to have been part of the 2013 Courage in Motion bike ride. The weather was perfect and the scenery at times breathtaking. The riders were mostly from Toronto but also Hamilton, Vancouver, Calgary, Los Angeles and Australia.more
December 6, 2011
Although I knew it would be an amazing trip, I hemmed and hawed about it for weeks. Should I take work off for Courage in Motion? Is it worth the long trip? Am I ready to bike for five days straight? What a schlep! Of course, in the end it was one of the most significant adventures of my life.more
December 16, 2010
I always look forward to challenging bike rides in Israel – so many spectacular vistas as we pedal up and down mountainous terrain. But, the experience of meeting and riding with the war veterans who were with us, made a most profound impact on me... These people are the heroes of Israel and I felt honoured to have met some of them.more