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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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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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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Weekly Wonderful: Welcome to Tel Aviv

First week in Tel Aviv, first week at a new university… Obviously I have a lot to say.  And I will say it.  And you can feel free to read it, or not.  But for the visual people who don’t want to peruse my ramblings, here’s a photo post about my first week in Tel […]

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