I’d like to start this post by admitting that no, I did not, in fact, visit every single bar in Jerusalem to determine which one was *the best*. In fact, I went to hardly any bars because so many of them were Irish pubs and others were packed with douchey tourists. Being that I was visiting the Middle East for what might be the only … Continue reading The Best Bar in Jerusalem (aka Shabbat in Jerusalem)
This is my warning for all you naive people who are flying El Al in the future. I had no idea what I was getting into when I found out I was flying this airline courtesy of Birthright. Well, actually that’s not true. One of my friends said it would be an odd experience and that the Orthodox men pray in the aisles. I thought … Continue reading Good Food; Weird Night (My Review of El Al Airlines)
The last week has been a little crazy for me. I found out last Friday that my role was completely terminated at my job and I was shocked. I’d been told numerous times that I “kept the lights on” at the company, so I didn’t see it coming. But it’s a blessing in disguise, I think. So, I’ve been busy applying for jobs, wrapping up … Continue reading What I’m Excited to See in Tennessee!
I just spent the last week or two reading Rachel Friedman’s book, “Good Girl’s Guide to Getting Lost” and I am amazed at her travels. She roughed it in a big way in South America that I don’t think I could ever do. She experienced being robbed and groped (and then chased) in a matter of seconds and her first thought wasn’t, “well, this has … Continue reading Fuck Fear
I did a lot of Googling articles about Birthright before I went on the trip. I was trying to see what skeptics said or what the trip was like in general, since they give you very little information beforehand. I also wanted to see what skeptical participants said. I found one article from Gawker or Jezebel and that was written by a skeptic who had … Continue reading Bad Jew at the Western Wall