The Best Bar in Jerusalem (aka Shabbat in Jerusalem)

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)

Good Food; Weird Night (My Review of El Al Airlines)

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)

Fuck Fear

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

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.)