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Posted November 20, 2012
By Shlomo Klapper, Yeshivat Har Etzion   Ah!  What a romance! The times we had.  Nothing could go wrong.  Visiting her was Seventh Heaven. All the wonderful places and memories – the Israel Museum, the Kotel, Machaneh Yehudah – imbued with excitement, culture, history and mystery.   For me, the State of Israel was hitherto an ideal tourist locale, probably since the majority of my time here was spent, well,...
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Posted November 05, 2012
  By Lauren Rosenblum, Israel Teeaching Fellows   I finally started teaching last week, and it's been a great learning experience so far. I am working with Noa and Keren (our Israeli peer who joins us once a week) at the Ramat Alon School, an elementary school in the neighborhood of Sharona in Rehovot. It is a lower-income neighborhood, so the school may not be seen as "the best," but it makes it all the better...
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Posted November 01, 2012
Eric Feldman, Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies   After months of putting it off, I finally made it down to Ein Gedi last Friday. I went with some friends from college park, and we left at 4:30 am to drive down to the hike. As we were passing the dead sea on the drive down, I looked out the car window and watched the sun rise over the mountains of Jordan with the rays reflecting in the water; definitely one of my better sunrises....
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