What Comes Next: Canada Vs. Israel

I know, I know, I resolved in 2017 to write more and then left my blog neglected for nearly two months. For good reason though, I have been far busier than I thought I would be. Between school, planning for my upcoming 3-week trip to the Balkans, and the different volunteer jobs I’m doing, finding … Continue reading What Comes Next: Canada Vs. Israel

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Life as an Introvert in an Extroverted Country

Maybe it’s the kibbutznik foundation of the place, or maybe it has something to do with the teamwork ideals instilled during formative years in the IDF, but if Israel were an individual on the introvert-extrovert spectrum, it would undeniably fall under the latter. With that being said, Israel is still a place that attracts everyone, … Continue reading Life as an Introvert in an Extroverted Country

Yin & Yang: London vs Tel Aviv

My most recent visit to London over Christmukkah break reminded me of all the reasons why I love the city: the gorgeous holiday lights and decoration, the cleanliness and order, the quaint roads and familiar historical landmarks, and the way you can silently get lost exploring a new neighbourhood. I have regularly called London my favourite … Continue reading Yin & Yang: London vs Tel Aviv

Rishon Lezion with Masa ITF: First Impressions

After a whirlwind summer of traveling solo through Asia followed almost immediately by the jam-packed schedule of Taglit-Birthright, it was a relief to finally lay my backpack down in a place I could call home for a little while. Rishon Lezion, literally: the first to Zion, is the fourth biggest city in Israel and holds its … Continue reading Rishon Lezion with Masa ITF: First Impressions