I graduated from high school with a 3.8 grade-point average. I loved history and English and thought I would become an English teacher or a politician. Feeling very swanky and […]
Walking where ancestors walked. Walking on mosaic floors built 1200 years ago. Eating in a restaurant tucked inside a building shaped during the 4th Crusade. These are the experiences that bring me closer to the past and to the world around me. These are the experiences that help shape my future and let me see myself better.
My cab driver loves Las Vegas. And Elvis. I know this because he has two license plates in his rear window that tell me so. That’s not so unusual, […]
Driving from Tel Aviv, we head south on Highway 40, leaving Tel Aviv about 8:00 am. It’s Saturday and the country is quiet. It’s Shabbat. The elevators are automatically stopping […]
Rockets are landing 25 miles south of Tel Aviv. Protesters less than an hour from here are throwing rocks, burning flags and threatening the third Intifada. Mike and I are in a hotel room, figuring out what to do next.