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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Final Countdown

As of today, I have three weeks left in Israel.  I can’t decide if I’m more devastated to leave, or thrilled to come home.  I find the promise of family, friends, holiday cheer, and my own car and bed to be very alluring, but I can’t imagine leaving the people I’ve come to love here […]

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Palm Trees to Parkas: A Week in Vienna

One of the best parts about being on a different continent is Israel’s proximity to other countries.  It is so expensive to travel from America to anywhere, but within Europe and the Middle East, you can fly country-to-country for much cheaper.  So when I decided to spend the semester in Israel, my parents told me […]

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Into November

It’s true what they say, time flies when you’re having fun.  A few hiccups aside, I am beyond happy here, and dreading it all ending.  That being said, here are a few photos post-North Trip through Halloween and the past week or so… Breakfast for dinner obviously means mimosas. Enjoying beach weekends… thank god for […]

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Weekly Wonderful: Mountains and More

So far, things are pretty great here.  My classes are interesting, I’ve made some great friends, and have been taking advantage of everything Tel Aviv has to offer.  But this isn’t a Tel Aviv post.  Last weekend, my program took us on a trip to northern Israel.  It was so nice to be back in […]

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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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