The Revolution is Here

Went to the Minneapolis Jewish Federation’s first Revolution event last night. It was truly an experience.  It was inspiring to see such passion in my fellow Jews to create a […]

The Struggle Brings Truth

Only in defeat and feeling as though you’ve lost everything can you truly find inner peace. Don’t shy away from those moments in life. Let your failures help you find […]


I’ve now been in Israel for over a month and it’s crazy to see how much has changed since I got to Petah Tikva. I’m still not used to living […]


The past few weeks have been very trying for me as an individual. Not only have I been trying to start a new life in Israel on my 10 month […]

Amir School Petah Tikva

Today I finally had an opportunity to observe the school I’ll be teaching English at for the next 10 months in Israel. It was truly an eye opening experience, and […]

Situation in Syria

I do not envy the President of the United States at this moment. No matter what he chooses this week in regards to the situation in Syria, there will be […]

Rosh Hashanah

Today is my first and possibly my only Rosh Hashanah in Israel. It’s amazing how drastically different it is here compared to my hometown in Minnesota. Stores everywhere are closed, […]