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A slice of weekend life 'round here.

It’s Sunday today, which really means it’s Monday – aka, the beginning of the work week – aka, I miss the weekend already. Here’s a slice of my weekend so we can all treasure it together and breathe through to next Shabbat:

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A small community Yom HaZicaron.

A small community Yom HaZicaron tekes is unlike the others I’ve been to in Israel. There is something about it. Maybe it sounds strange, but it’s almost like the smallness makes it more intense. At the kotel or Rabin square, you know why you are there… Or you feel the obvious magnitude of the occasion. […]

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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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City feature: Tzur Hadassah

Finally, I have some photos to share of Tzur Hadassah, the yishuv we are leaving Jerusalem for at the beginning of February. The small town is southwest of Jerusalem, settled in the quiet hills. It’s close to Beitar Illit and Hussan but is within the Green Line. It’s home to about 1,000 families, or 5,000 […]

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City feature: Sfat

I’ve never spent an extended period in Sfat, which is likely to be a holier city than Jerusalem and warrants more time-spending. The amount of time I spent there allowed me these shots, however: