Monthly Archives: December 2013

Welcome to 2014

Celebrating New Year’s is a complicated thing in Israel. After all, we already celebrated the start of the new year in September at Rosh Hashanah. However, while the cycle of the year in Israel follows the Jewish calendar, everyday life … Continue reading

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Finding Christmas

As with last year, Adam and I almost forgot that Christmas was this week. How could we forget? Easy. There were no Christmas lights, no Christmas music, and no Christmas sales to remind us that the holiday was fast approaching. … Continue reading

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It’s a small world

Throughout our stay here, we’ve documented many wonderful, amazing things and we’ve also discussed missing family and friends.  A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of experiencing our two worlds collide in a remarkable and moving way.  Yedidya, the … Continue reading

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The Electrictity Fell Down

If you haven’t heard by now, Jerusalem got slammed with snow this past week. We went from a miserable, rainy and windy Wednesday to a gleeful snow day on Thursday. The snowfall continued into Friday and that is when chaos … Continue reading

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Firsts and Lasts of November

As we say goodbye to November, it has become more real that we are in the last leg of our Fulbright adventure. Our awareness that time here is dwindling started in October as Adam dedicated hours upon hours to his … Continue reading

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