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get a jobbie

here is an update on the job situation – so i went to an interview today for an internship at a think tank called the Israel/Palestine Center for Research and Information based in jerusalem. its a tiny place located in a monastary where both palestinians and israelis work at conflict issues/solutions. right up my thesis […]

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another day, another cab driver

driver: when did you get here? me: i came here two weeks ago on aliyah. driver: from where? me: new york city. driver: voice raising… new york? what? are you crazy? your life was so good there – me: i know… driver: why did you do it? me: um… driver: voice raising higher… i’ll tell […]

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life after aliyah

we forget that there is life after aliyah. after marriage. after attacks. after death.you spend years planning things. so many plans. what will you do for a living? where will you live? will you like your living?will you live?i’ve taken hours and days upon myself planning for the next couple of years but i’ve never […]

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crazyness!

ok, so on a logistical wavelength, there is soo much going on. so far, i’ve been working with the Jewish Agency Aliyah Center to work on my papers for citizenship and it was a lot easier than i thought it would be. next step – i have to go down to the israeli consulate in […]