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My Favorite Saturday Spots in East Jerusalem
As I have written previously, Saturdays are pretty quiet in the Jewish parts of Jerusalem, as most businesses are closed due to the Jewish Sabbath.  While often this silence can be maddening, it has also motivated me be adventurous in seeking out new, inter...
As I have written previously, Saturdays are pretty quiet in the Jewish parts of Jerusalem, as most businesses are closed due to the Jewish Sabbath.  While often this silence can be maddening, it has also motivated me be adven...
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So Many Sides Now: Different Views of Israel's Wall
Tzameret Zamir's "Path to Peace" mosaic along the Gaza border So last week I did a tour of the West Bank security barrier with Danny Tirza, the man who designed it.  While there was a lot about Tirza's presentation that got under my skin--I found his tone a...
Tzameret Zamir's "Path to Peace" mosaic along the Gaza border So last week I did a tour of the West Bank security barrier with Danny Tirza, the man who designed it.  While there was a lot about Tirza's presentation that got u...
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Most Amazing Pearls Of Wisdom From An Evening With Writer Etgar Keret
I've been psyched out to attend a talk with Etgar Keret ever since I saw the event on our class schedule.  While I haven't read any of his fiction in full, the commentaries about Israel politics and society that have appeared in the New York Times and Haare...
I've been psyched out to attend a talk with Etgar Keret ever since I saw the event on our class schedule.  While I haven't read any of his fiction in full, the commentaries about Israel politics and society that have appeared...
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Seeking A More Perfect Jewish Union and Striving For Empathy
This week as part of our mifgash with Israelis from Hebrew U, we visited the Yitzhak Rabin Youth Hostel .  I knew this was going to be an emotional evening:  I was in Hebrew school when I learned that Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated by a religious Jew, and t...
This week as part of our mifgash with Israelis from Hebrew U, we visited the Yitzhak Rabin Youth Hostel.  I knew this was going to be an emotional evening:  I was in Hebrew school when I learned that Yitzhak Rabin was assassi...
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From Loving the Real Israel by Alex Sinclair I spent a lot of my childhood being an outsider.  Whether it was for my religion, my vegetarian diet, or my love of musical theatre, my identity existed outside of the norm in Youngstown, Ohio.  As I mentioned be...
From Loving the Real Israel by Alex Sinclair I spent a lot of my childhood being an outsider.  Whether it was for my religion, my vegetarian diet, or my love of musical theatre, my identity existed outside of the norm in Yo...
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Wherever You Go, There's Always Someone From Ohio--Even In The West Bank
The the separation wall outside of the Everest Restaurant and Hotel in Bethlehem It's always a thrill to find something unfamiliar when you're in an unfamiliar place. I get really excited when I am traveling and I meet people from Ohio. People who understan...
The the separation wall outside of the Everest Restaurant and Hotel in Bethlehem It's always a thrill to find something unfamiliar when you're in an unfamiliar place. I get really excited when I am traveling and I meet peo...
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Israel on Yom HaShoah: Train Tracks, Memory, Anxiety and Photography
Eleven years ago today, I was 18 and standing on the train tracks in Poland leading from Auschwitz to Birkenau as part of the Holocaust remembrance event, March of the Living . A typical scene from March of the Living http://www.authenticisrael.com/wp-conte...
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On Race and RENT in Jerusalem
So, encountering RENT at different points in my life is always a complex processing experience.  It's also interesting to see a show on the amateur level for the first time that you previously saw on Broadway (or in this case two Broadway tours) and to see ...
So, encountering RENT at different points in my life is always a complex processing experience.  It's also interesting to see a show on the amateur level for the first time that you previously saw on Broadway (or in this case...
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Gambling Eden: On The Joys--And Anxieties--Of Funding
A few months ago, there was  a Salon piece going around by a female writer discussing how being "sponsored" by her husband allows her the financial freedom to pursue a full-time writing career . While talking about money is super uncomfortable, it opened up...
A few months ago, there was a Salon piece going around by a female writer discussing how being "sponsored" by her husband allows her the financial freedom to pursue a full-time writing career. While talking about money is sup...
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Collecting Narratives: Podcasts I'm Listening To Right Now
A few months, I started to become very conscious of the fact that most of the media I was consuming was created by people who look and sound like me.  While this impulse is natural, it is also super problematic for someone like me interested in cross-cultur...
A few months, I started to become very conscious of the fact that most of the media I was consuming was created by people who look and sound like me.  While this impulse is natural, it is also super problematic for someone li...
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Reflecting On A Visit To West Bank: History, Citizenship, And The Accidents of Geography
When I am walking back to Jerusalem's city center from the German Colony area, I often like to cut through Liberty Bell Park.  Not only does it provide more compelling scenery than King David Street, it also features super cute and curious cats.  It's also ...
When I am walking back to Jerusalem's city center from the German Colony area, I often like to cut through Liberty Bell Park.  Not only does it provide more compelling scenery than King David Street, it also features super cu...
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Who Owns Jerusalem? The Cats
Those of you who follow me on Facebook may have noticed something about my feed since I moved to Israel:  I take a lot of pictures of cats. On the surface, this isn't that unusual--cats are adorable.  I am certainly not alone in this observation. There is e...
Those of you who follow me on Facebook may have noticed something about my feed since I moved to Israel:  I take a lot of pictures of cats. On the surface, this isn't that unusual--cats are adorable.  I am certainly not alo...
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