Category Archives: Israel

I sent a telegram

I sent a telegram last week. Yep. That is something I never thought I would say. No, Doc Brown didn’t show up in a Delorean either before I did it. Telegrams are still available in Israel from Israel Post. I … Continue reading

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Love letter to Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv has become my favorite city in the entire world.  It’s youthfulness.  It’s energy.  It’s “Miami-esque” feel.  All things I came to love about it when I visited last year.  I am itching to get back and visit again as … Continue reading

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Conversion: My Personal Statement

Below is the personal statement that I wrote and submitted to my sponsoring Rabbi, Rabbi Michael Latz @ Shir Tikvah in Minneapolis.  It will be provided to the other members of the Beit Din that will be meeting with me on … Continue reading

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I’m Learning Hebrew!

After returning from my first ever trip to Israel, I decided that I really want to learn Hebrew.  I got an email from Rosetta Stone offering all levels of the language of my choice for $279 and I can pay in … Continue reading

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In love with Israel

From the moment I landed last week Wednesday until the moment I departed this week on Tuesday, Israel had a hold on me that could not be shaken.  The beauty of the land.  The wonderfully welcoming people.  The amazing food.  The … Continue reading

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Rocking an ARZA shirt

This past Sunday during the Kesher Israel Committee meeting at Temple Beth El we distributed the shirts we ordered from ARZA, The Reform Israel Fund. For those that don’t know, ARZA is an organization that works in partnership with the Union … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Israel Trip 2014

  In 75 days I depart from Chicago O’Hare on my way to Israel.  I am so excited to go to a country with so much history, both religious and non-religous.  I will be departing on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 … Continue reading

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