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bar ilan lizrael update

The lizrael update I've been waiting for.

Don’t know about you, but I can speak for myself, my husband, my family, some of my closer friends, and probably some coworkers and ex coworkers when I say that this is the lizrael update I’ve been wanting to share for a long, long time… In fact, I can pinpoint the time. It would be […]

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The final final.

I don’t want to make promises, because you just never know over here… But I’m %99.99 sure that I just finished my last ever final at Bar Ilan University… …And I totally rocked it. Take that, Ethical Dilemmas in Mediation! Here’s a portrait of the calm before the final: It’s not the end of my […]

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bar ilan conflict management/negotiation

The irony of studying mediation during a strike.

I received an email today from the head of the Conflict Management and Negotiation department at Bar Ilan, apologizing for the inconvenience of the strike. He is new to the position as of this year and I found his email refreshing; isn’t this what you would expect considering the focus of this department? He explains […]

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A bus driver's advice: Sleep.

In the two and a half years I have ridden the 400 bus to Bar Ilan, I have never fallen asleep and missed my stop – until today. What am I, six-years-old? As I walked up to the driver to confirm and to get the best route backwards, I knew the conversation could go two […]

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They may take my student card, but they'll never take my curiousity.

It occurred to me today – in the fifth week of my third and final year – that Bar Ilan won’t always be a part of my life. Ok, allow me to rephrase: I won’t always be a registered student. The only time I haven’t been a registered student – since the early 80s – […]