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Posted October 25, 2012
Abby Wolf, Hebrew University of Jerusalem   When I told people I was going to study abroad in Jerusalem, they inevitably made a face.    “Why don’t you go to Europe? You spent all that time learning French,” some said. Or, “Oh I’ve heard of Semester at Sea. I didn’t know there was Semester at Synagogue too.”    From family members who only had my best interests at...
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Posted October 24, 2012
By Alex Willick, Otzma     This is what I’m doing for my first three months in Israel. I’m an assistant coach for the middle school’s basketball team in the town in which I live (Karmi’el). How I wound up in this position is a funny story in itself.     Within the first week of my moving to Karmi’el, I met the Mayor, Adi Eldar. I spoke with him briefly about...
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Posted October 23, 2012
  By Jennifer Morawetz, Career Israel   My name is Jennifer Morawetz; I am 26 years old and have been living and interning in Jerusalem for the past few months with Career Israel.  I came to Israel a year ago on Israel Experience’s Birthright and decided it wasn’t long enough, so in February I returned for a five month internship through Career Israel. I intern at Yad Vashem and the Jerusalem Center for...
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