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Posted November 29, 2012
By Ariana Kamran, Bar Ilan University Israel Experience   “Excuse me!” I screamed from the back seat of the Dan bus heading to Hof Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Beach, in Tel Aviv.  “Can you please turn up the music!?”  “Mah?” the bus driver asked.     Book bag latched onto my back, I ran to the front of the bus, and asked the driver—this time with hand motions and much...
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Posted November 27, 2012
By Ittai Eres, Young Judaea Year Course   I hate onions. I really do.    They sit on my tongue like coarse gravel, and biting down on them irks my teeth. Even handling them, with their crunchy brown shells on top of slimy white layers, gives me a teeny case of the shivers.    That’s why I couldn’t help but let out a groan when, on the first Tuesday of Year Course, our bus came to a stop at an...
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Posted November 26, 2012
By Isabel Atkinson, Kibbutz Ulpan   It wasn't what I’d bargained for.    When I decided to spend five months in Israel living, working and studying on a kibbutz, I imagined myself amongst a shining, earthy community.   I pictured early mornings, rising with the rooster to greet the soil. In my daydreams, my body was toughened and brown from hours of labor in the sun. For a taste of rural life, the land...
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Posted November 21, 2012
by Sharona Rosen, Young Judaea Year Course                                                                                       It is the 3rd of April around 10 P.M. and the city of Tel Aviv is more alive than ever. ...
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