Monthly Archives: May 2013

Haifa and More…

The last day of my parents visit was spent traveling. It was a bit strange to do this; we broke my father’s cardinal rule to not travel too far the day you plan to leave for a trip. Yet, my … Continue reading

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The Kinneret

After our travels to the Dead Sea and Masada, my parents stayed in Jerusalem a bit, mostly because both Adam and I had to work. I took the week off from babysitting, but still had to teach. While I taught … Continue reading

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Yom Ha’atzmaut

Yom Ha’atzmaut is Israel’s independence day which immediately follows Yom Hazikaron, which is Israel’s memorial day. While for many it is difficult to go immediately from a day of mourning to a day of celebration, we felt like the juxtposition … Continue reading

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An emotional two weeks, part I

The weeks spanning April 14 – 28 were some of the most emotional weeks of my life.  To begin, Alli’s parents arrived for their week long visit on the 14th.  Their arrival also coincided with Israel’s day of remembrance for … Continue reading

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Sunday

For the longest time I have wanted to write a post about what I miss the most about America. The main reason I haven’t thus far is because every time I start a list, I start to realize that what … Continue reading

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Visits from Home

As you may remember, our Fulbright adventure is for 20 months. We arrived at the end of September 2012 and will return to the US probably in July 2014. The purpose of the program is to experience living in Israel … Continue reading

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