Home in the Holy Land Part 2: Tel Aviv

One of the first questions people ask me about my times in Israel is, “Which city do you love more: Jerusalem or Tel Aviv?”  That is the ultimate apples and oranges kind of question.  There really is no comparing Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.  Jerusalem is teeming with history, ancient ruins, beautiful little synagogues, mosques, and […]

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Home in the Holy Land Part 1: Jerusalem

A recap of my recent trip to Israel. It was so good to be home!

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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. […]

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A Week in the Settlements

Before I talk about my week in the West Bank, I have a disclaimer: I don’t really partake in the West Bank settlements conflict.  Not because I don’t have feelings about my country, rather, because I love Israel so much, and the number of problems it has makes me too emotional and upset.  Between outside […]

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The Land of Milk and Honey

Hi from Israel!  This is my first post in over two weeks, but only because it’s been a crazy, transcontinental, time-shifting two weeks.  The Sunday before last, I boarded a plane to London, had breakfast in London, and then boarded another plane to Tel Aviv only an hour later.  Three continents in twenty-four hours.  It […]

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Link Love

Tomorrow marks the end of our big Cape vacation.  Sadly, we’re not just going back to reality, we’re also going into fall.  I’ll either be spending my semester in Israel or at Harvard, so the idea of the new season is technically exciting.  But i’m always so sad to end summer and leave the Cape. […]

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