The Truth About My Birthright Experience: It Was Epic! (& There Was a Little Propaganda.)

All of us in the Golan Heights, February 2019 I’d been home from Birthright for a week when I started writing this. I hadn’t really had a chance to process it yet. I’ve been jet lagged, back at work, and catching up with a few friends so really reflecting on this whole experience took a bit of a back seat. I know it sounds cliche … Continue reading The Truth About My Birthright Experience: It Was Epic! (& There Was a Little Propaganda.)

The City Where Kabbalah Was Born (Tzfat, Israel)

On our second day of the jam-packed Birthright itinerary we spent part of the day in a little town called Tzfat (zeh-fat). I’m pretty sure the main reason we went there was to learn more about Kabbalah, another form of Judaism, made famous in America by the not-at-all-Jewish music star Madonna (maybe you’ve heard of her?). We made our way through the ancient streets of … Continue reading The City Where Kabbalah Was Born (Tzfat, Israel)