The Story of a Lone Immigrant
From Elvis to the Middle East
Friday, December 26, 2014
Why “The Mensch on a Bench” is Bad for (American) Judaism
One of my favorite memories of Hanukkah in Israel happened several months after I began my studies at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem so...
Monday, December 15, 2014
Because We're Happy :)
Just over a year ago, the "World Happiness Report 2013" was released . The goal of this report is to identify which countries thro...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
We Aren't Crying Wolf
In the days and weeks leading up to the major terror attack at the Jerusalem Kehilat Yaakov synagogue, Israeli leaders such as Prime Ministe...
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Finding a Job in Israel: From Jewish History to High Tech
When I completed my studies at UT Austin in 2007, I graduated with two majors (one in UT's Plan II Honors Program (interdisciplinary Lib...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
If I Forget Thee O Jerusalem...
It has been just over 4 years since I last lived in Jerusalem, but I think about the city that was my first home in Israel often. Throughou...
Monday, October 20, 2014
Losing Someone You Love
For those of you who have lost a loved one, you know that the pain and grief comes in waves, oftentimes unexpectedly. A few nights ago I go...
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Momma Knows Best
Shopping at the shuk in Ramle One of the first people to encourage me to follow and pursue my love for Israel was my mother. W...
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