Night Lights

One week left in Israel as of today.  It’s surreal.  I feel like I’ve just gotten here, and I’m about to pack up and leave again.  My emotions are a jumble; I can’t imagine leaving my friends and my love, but Boston is calling to me.  Israel is my homeland, but Boston is my home.  I’ll be spending Christmas week in England with my family, and then home to the USA.  So here’s the last (or second-to-last) entry in my Israel photo diary…

1476019_10151705778706571_1626138751_nForget the Kardashian Kristmas Kard… we do it best

photo 2 (12)Posing in front of one of Jerusalem’s many outdoor Chanukiot on the 8th night

photo (22)Behaving very badly at the Kotel… Peeking over the separator onto the men’s side

1486905_10151712584801571_2024236043_nThe famous Kotel chanukiah all lit up1492221_10151712844886571_564118057_oReal oil lamps lit outside like in the Chanukah days of old

And with that, I leave you with the wisdom of Martin Luther King Jr., “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.  Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”

Embrace holiday cheer, and spread love and light to all.  Happy holidays from me to you, XO

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