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May 26, 2021

The Israeli-Jewish Springtime Trifecta

By: Karina Casarrubias

By Abby Every year around springtime Jews worldwide, and especially in Israel, celebrate three days: Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), Yom Hazikaron (Remembrance Day for Fallen Soldiers and Casualties of Terrorist Attacks), and Yom Ha’azmaout (Independence Day). Yom Hashoah is...
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April 14, 2021

Hello from Jerusalem!

By: Leslie

By Abby Since I haven’t been the most diligent about writing my blogs, I thought reflecting on my mechinah’s middle of the year seminar, designed to reflect on individual and group growth, would be appropriate. I was pleasantly surprised to...
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August 24, 2020

Pre-Israel Jitters

By: Admin

By Abby I love making lists, whether it’s a post-it note to-do list or a messily scrawled grocery list. There is simply nothing more satisfying than a document that clearly conveys information. Unfortunately, that is not the Israeli way; my...
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