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The Sweetest Bronze

Rooting in the Olympics for Team Israel after being an American fan for many years is like rooting for the underdog of all underdogs, after rooting your whole life for the all-time world champions

Aliyahversary, the Second!

My Aliyah continues to be the best decision I've ever made. But with any huge life decision there are peaks and valleys. And this year came with higher peaks and lower valleys than in my first year

An Open Letter to Simone Zimmerman

Simone, because you are Bernie's new Jewish Outreach Director, you will be known to large swaths of the American population as a "Jewish representative," and that fact makes my stomach turn.

Jordana In Jerusalem: It is Better to be Feared Than Loved

Israel is respected when it cares about it's citizens and world Jewry and not about the world's love

Lest Ye Be Judged

If I love Israel, do I actually have to hate America? What a stupid question, of course not!

Enough is Most Definitely Enough!

Now is the time to wave the flag, stand on a rooftop & scream "Am Yisrael Chai"--We are NOT leaving!

Fear and Loathing in Jerusalem

My city isn't like Tel Aviv, Haifa, Beit Shemesh or even Tzfat. My city is Israel's eternal capital.

The Jew Stands Alone

When Washington mentions a Jewish death in Israel it follows with calls for "restraint on all sides"

Calling a Spade a Spade

The French suffered for trying to see the good in humanity and not for willfully ignoring the bad.

Wouldn’t It Be Nice?

wouldn't it be so nice if Israel could just live in peace? REAL peace...

Jew in a Box

Here in Israel, the Jewish state, we are blessedly not the "other" and this is great and this is bad

Get On The Bus, Gus

As an underqualified but highly motivated Aliyah tour guide, I thought I’d give my perspective on the transportation system here in Israel. Please read...

My Declaration of Independence

I've decided to move away from my safety net-and I wouldn't change that decision for anything.

A No Good, Very Bad Deal

I'm a realist; When an enemy screams "Death to Israel! Death to America!" I take it seriously.

Aliya-versary!

Moving to Israel seems crazy but this week's my first "aliyaversary," my Aliyah anniversary! WOW!

Taking the “Home” Out of Homeland

Jerusalem, mentioned 700 times in the Torah and not once in Koran, apparently isn't Israel's capital

This Is Just a Drill

Today is one year since the "3 boys" Eyal, Gilad and Naftali were kidnapped and killed by terrorists

The Misinformation of Lauryn Hill

Hill's Israel concert was selling tickets for months. Had she even planned a concert in Ramallah?

When You Don’t Stand

By not standing you are drawing distinctions between religious & secular, AND religious & religious.

Jordana in Jamaica Estates (Part 1)

One exciting element of traveling is that it was my first time ever doing so as a dual-citizen!

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