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Brianna Fischer
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Photolog of my Journey!
Hello All! I recently returned to LA after a year and a half abroad with the Fishel Fellowship, and I am now completing my fellowship with a position at the LA Federation in the YALA (Young Adults of Los Angeles) department.  Many people have been asking me...

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War of Conflict and Unity
I recently had an
unexpected experience like my grandmother did 70 years
ago.  Just a toddler at the time, my
grandmother sat in a bomb shelter surrounded by strangers in Holland during
World War II.  She was already an orphan,
her entire family killed in t...

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World Cup Celebrations, Demonstrations, and Death Threats
If a year ago, you told me that I would be singing
the German national anthem (yes, I know it now by heart) with German colors
painted on my face and waving a German flag, I would tell you that you’re
crazy.  But somehow, all the experiences
of the past yea...

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World Cup Celebrations, Demonstrations, and Death Threats
If a year ago, you told me that I would be singing
the German national anthem (yes, I know it now by heart) with German colors
painted on my face and waving a German flag, I would tell you that you’re
crazy.  But somehow, all the experiences
of the past yea...

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Saving Lives in Moldova
I recently spent two weeks in Israel with two
different LA Jewish Federation trips (see previous blog post).  On my last day in Israel, the group was
standing on Rothschild Boulevard when our tour guide, Abraham, stopped us
abruptly.  He proceeded to read u...

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Israel Through the Eyes of Christians
I never thought I would find myself walking through
the Old city of Jerusalem with a group of Christians.   I recently spent five days with the Holy Land
Democracy Project, a group of non-Jewish teachers, many of them at Catholic
schools, that is sponsored ...

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Young Jewish Leaders of Los Angeles
In 1948, the 700,000 Jews living in Palestine were
faced with a decision.   Having just lost
6,000,000 Jewish lives in the Holocaust, should they make the risky choice to
fight against attacks from all the surrounding Arab countries or should they save
them...

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According to radio talk-show host Dennis Prager and Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz, who recently spoke at an LA synagogue, the  future of Judaism in Europe is bleak and instead lies in the United
States, Canada, and Israel.   This is just
one of the ...
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