Week 5 In Jerusalem: My Adopted Family, Lost in Translation, and Eating Well
Happy new year for those who celebrated this past week. Just like I have been adopted by Jonos family at home, I have now been adopted by his family in Israel. On Friday, he and I took the bus to Tel Aviv to stay with the same family we had stayed with when we first […]
Week 4 in Jerusalem: My IDF Squad, Antisemitism From Home Hits Home Here, A lesson That the Others are Human
Chag Sameach, Happy New Year. I am writing this from Jono’s aunts house where I am staying for the vacation. It is located in Telmond, a suburb in the middle of fruit fields outside the limits of Tel Aviv. I’ll start with how I spent Shabbat last weekend. Through my friends on the program, Jono […]
Week 3 in Jerusalem: I can cook! The real life “office.” What’ll it be; Unity or Elections?
I’ve gotten to know people on my program better through cooking and having dinners together- last night I teamed up with my roommate to make Korean Bim Bim Bap with Marinated beef, rice, fried egg, and assorted vegetables which was a favorite for the people at our table. Although I may be a college aged […]