Conflict & Hope: Day 1, Speaker 2

After some lunch we heard our next speaker for the day, Jared Goldfarb, who focused on “The Jerusalem Question: Who’s asking? Who gets to answer?” Among many things Jared is a freelance Jewish/Israel educator around Israel. I have had discussions with Mr. Goldfarb in the past on OTZMA; he is a great speaker to listen […]

Yafo/Jaffa

Yafo (or to some known as Jaffa) is a place that I discovered later on here during my Israeli adventure. When my family was in Israel we spent our ‘free day’ on Shabbat in Tel Aviv. We decided to head to Yafo. We walked all the way from our hotel by the port, into the […]

Cycles

It is now Sunday which marks the first day of my full week of volunteering. Last week I volunteered at two of the three places I will be working at for these next four months, and I could not be more pleased. Initially I came to Israel hoping I could participate in more physical labor […]

The Beginning of My Rehovot Life

Tomorrow is Tuesday and that will mean I will have officially been living in Rehovot for a week. If this past week measures up to the next four months then I am more than sure I’ll have a great four months ahead of me. Today we started our volunteering which I was very much looking […]