World Jewish Congress

The following entry was written during my time in Israel. I hadn’t yet uploaded the photos so I didn’t want to post it. But now here it is, photos and all! I recently had my last few days of work at Lone Star Communications. I ended it in great fashion, attending the majority of the […]

OTZMA Final Ceremony

On Sunday evening I worked until around 10:00 p.m. Mayors from over 26 countries visited Israel and came together in learning about each other’s countries and coming up with new and creative ideas. The opening ceremony for that was wonderful and I was fortunate enough to be able to attend. The next day I continued […]

Small, Sunny, & Sophisticated

Last Sunday I headed down to Kibbutz Ketura in southern Israel for the launch event of Israel’s first solar-energy field. It is also the first of its kind in this region of the Middle East. The field was built by Arava Power Company, a leader in solar power. One of the co-founders, Yosef Abramowitz, was […]

Netanyahu/Obama/AIPAC

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee [AIPAC] is the biggest pro-Israel lobby in the United States. They recently held their annual year-long convention where prominent people spoke, ideas were raised on American/Israeli relations, and progress was made. Some of the prominent speakers included President Barak Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Last Thursday, before […]

Day of the Catastrophe

This past Sunday was the “Day of the Catastrophe” or in Arabic known as, “Nakba Day.” Some people also refer to it as an “Annual day of the commemoration of the displacement of the Palestinian people.” On this day Arabs from all over the world protest against the creation of Israel. It falls on May […]