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His Respect Fills the World - כבודו מלא עולם
"Here in the Rocky Mountains, building a holy community." How do I begin to summarise the last two months? You might say that it was just summer camp, but Ramah in the Rockies is so much more than just a summer camp. It is a journey of life. I doubt anyone ...

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A Mile High - בגובה מיל
( עברית במשך ) "Every day, the sun comes out and the sky's always blue." The past few days I've been in Denver, adjusting to the elevation. My time here started with intensity, with my cousin picking me up from the airport with her twin 6-year-olds and we d...

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Home of an Anthem - בית ההמנון
( עברית בהמשך ) "O, say does that star-spangled banner yet wave, O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave?" After a lovely shabbat with my cousins in Pikesville I've been spending the last few days exploring Baltimore. I started off walking aroun...

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A Walk Through America's History - טיול בהיסטוריית אמריקה
( עברית בהמשך ) "The heritage of the past is the seed that brings forth the harvest of the future." I have spent the last week in Maryland with cousins and at a friend's, but mostly toured around Washington D.C. The place is full of memorials and museums, a...

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Until we meet again - עד שניפגש שוב
(עברית בהמשך) "Give 'em an act with lots of flash in it, and the reaction will be passionate." After a lovely weekend in West Hartford with Adam, Alison and the adorable Adina I returned to the New York area for a few days. To cap off my stay in West Hartfo...

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The Big Apple - התפוח הגדול
(עברית בהמשך) "What is a big city? Any place with ten bums. Less than that it is a village." Welcome to the big city. Here I am in New York, feeling small and insignificant in this country where everything is massive. Seriously, everything is supersized, th...

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On the Road Again - שוב בדרכים
"Mama mia, here I go again!" And packing again, getting ready once again to fly. Since the beginning of April, I have been back in Israel. It has been great being back, catching up with friends, and wandering my hometown. In this short visit, I managed to g...

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In the Holy Land for Passover - בארץ הקודש לפסח
(עברית בהמשך) “To me, you are still nothing more than a little boy who is just like a hundred thousand other little boys. And I have no need of you. And you, on your part, have no need of me. To you, I am nothing more than a fox like a hundred thousand othe...

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Skyscraper City - הרי שחקים
(עברית בהמשך) "We shape our buildings, thereafter they shape us." On the way back to Israel I had a 2-day stopover in Hong Kong, due to that being the only flight available, having preponed my return so I could go to my good mate Noey's wedding. Arriving in...

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In the Midst of Mountains - הובארט, הרים סביב לה
( עברית בהמשך ) "Life is like a box if chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get." As I said in the previous post, the beginning of my time in Hobart was rushed, arriving an hour-and-a-half before shabbat. After contacting David and Pnina Clark, a lo...
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