Monthly Archives: November 2010

Chesed, Simcha, Zechus, and Stuff Like That

Because that’s what goes on in my life as a seminary girl in Israel, you know…. 😉 Chesed, of course, referring the “Cohen” family that I help out on Thursday afternoons…the word is loosely translated as “good deeds” or some … Continue reading

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Only in Israel…

Only in Israel…could things have worked out so that my Shabbos was not completely ruined. We, as a school, all went to this one settlement for Shabbos.  Naturally, the 40something of us couldn’t all stay in one place, so the … Continue reading

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Internet!

Finally, I have internet in my apartment! Okay, now that I’ve got the big news over with, here’s what’s been going on with me. I spoke with my rabbi today and we came up with some options for me to … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Seminary Girl

Today, I thought I’d write in the format of an appointment book, to show exactly how I spend my days here.  All events are real, but details have been changed. 8:00 AM: “BEEP–BEEP–BEEP!”  My alarm goes off.  I hit the … Continue reading

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Philosophical Ramblings

I want to start with this:  There’s going to be a bit of a “Jews are the chosen people and have been persecuted for thousands of years” theme here, so let’s get a couple things clear first, to avoid hurt … Continue reading

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