So I’ve been here for about a month and a half now (and what an amazing few weeks it’s been!). Things are starting to become a bit more routine and I have a set schedule now which is nice. I know where I’m going to be on certain days and what I’ll be doing. But … More Israeli Observations
This week marked Purim, the biggest balagan to ever hit the streets of Tel Aviv. This was my first experience with Israeli holidays and it was all I thought it would be and more! Here in Israel holidays don’t just last a day or two, they last for an entire week! So come Monday people … More PurimFest 2011
Hi all! Hope everyone had a fabulous few days. It’s been a little cold and rainy here in TLV, but nothing we can’t handle. I mean, it’s in the 50s. I can’t really complain about that! On Thursday, I went to my placement at the Therapeutic Horseback Riding Center in Ramat Gan. Unfortunately, it wasn’t … More Tikkun Olam Does The Desert
I was a little bit nervous for my first day of volunteering on Sunday. Honestly, it’s intimidating not knowing the language that your students are speaking. I woke up bright and early feeling a little unsure of myself (what had I gotten myself into!) Gladly, those fears were put to rest by the end of … More Jump Right In!
See how good my Hebrew is getting??? I only had to translate one word! Okay, fine. Two. But it is improving, slowly but surely! The title of this post means “Last Week of Orientation.” And I have never been more excited. Don’t get me wrong, the 3 weeks of logistics, Ulpan, volunteer visits, etc have … More V’Shavua Ha’achron Shel Orentatsia (בשבוע האחרון של אוריינטציה)