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Why I Chose Israel

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” – T.S. Elliot...

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Jew Hatred on Campus

The University of Texas at Austin was my home for some of the best years of my life. It was...

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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...

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Reflections on My 5 Year Aliyahversary

Five years ago today – August 19, 2009 – I fulfilled my dream of making aliyah and became an Israeli...

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I Have No Words

As a person who enjoys writing and has written frequently about life in Israel and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, as of...

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The Day After

It is the day after the bodies of Eyal, Gilad, and Naftali were found just outside of Hebron in the...

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3 Reasons to Make Aliyah and Stay

If I told you that living in Israel was easy, I would be lying.  Prices for basically anything from groceries...

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Living With My "Mivtah"

During my studies at Hebrew University, my main focus was on learning Hebrew – increasing my vocabulary, learning all of...

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"I Forgot My PIN"

One of the biggest challenges I faced when moving to Israel was learning Hebrew.  I knew some Hebrew from my...

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How Far I Have Come: From Elvis to the Middle East

As some of you I am sure have noticed, the subtitle to my blog is “From Elvis to the Middle...

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Silence is Deceptive

In most corners of the world, silence is golden; in Israel, silence is deceptive. For those of you living outside...

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Gun Control: Israel versus the US

Never having been shy about voicing my opinions even about highly controversial topics, I am diving in deep with my...

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