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Ariel Krause
Posted January 28, 2018
Originally from Houston, Texas Ariel came to Israel to teach English to Israeli students in Petah Tikva on a 10 month MITF program. After hitting the halfway mark of her program, she shared with us some insights into her journey thus far   Q: What is your full name, where you are from, university, and city/program you are on?   My name is Ariel Krause and I am from Houston, Texas. I studied Biomedical Engineering at Washington...
me & moshe
Posted January 28, 2018
Last week during one of the break our kids had a “celebrating 70 years party”! There were different stations, some kids were selling bamba, soup, falafel, and then there were other stations, decorating balloons and making confetti cannons. It was so much fun! Unfortunately I did not take pictures! I was too busy hanging out with all of the kids at the different stations. It has been really rainy and cold but at least it isn’t...
miranda
Posted January 28, 2018
by Miranda Wall-Franklin, Tel Aviv University International MA in Conflict Resolution & Mediation Graduate school is like a roller coaster. ​You get on, it starts slow, and then it gradually accelerates until you're on a high-speed ride and cannot get off until it ends. Lately, school has been intense. I had my first final exam yesterday (whoo!), two papers due next week, and one final exam to study for. After next week, I will...
Posted January 03, 2018
by Sophie Stepakoff, Eco Israel    12/22/17. A little over a month to go living this incredibly ecological lifestyle on my farm. In one of the bathroom stalls -which are compost toilets for a refresher- on the door, there are many pictures and stickers, cut outs from magazines and artwork. Among them I found a quote written by a farm member in 2014. It goes, “You get this feeling when you leave a place. Like you’ll...