Sep. 3, 2014

Archive for Stories From Abroad

‘We didn’t need to say a word’

‘We didn’t need to say a word’

Posted On: August 28, 2014

I went to Israel to meet my grandfather’s sisters, my only other family members that survived the Holocaust. [...]

10 Things I Love (and 10 Things I Miss)

10 Things I Love (and 10 Things I Miss)

Posted On: August 04, 2014

Living in Cambridge this past month has been incredible. I’ve fallen in love with England and dread heading [...]

A whirlwind week

A whirlwind week

Posted On: August 01, 2014

My eyelids are fluttering as I lay in my bed, laptop open, at 1:30 a.m. Cambridge time. On [...]

The promise of “never again”

The promise of “never again”

Posted On: August 01, 2014

Growing up in Cherry Hill, N.J., where public schools close for Yom Kippur, Bar Mitzvah t-shirts make up [...]

On hearing the British speak like Americans

On hearing the British speak like Americans

Posted On: July 28, 2014

The other night, I complimented a woman on her jumpsuit and told her that I love jumpsuits and [...]

Seizing the day in Cambridge

Seizing the day in Cambridge

Posted On: July 28, 2014

A few days before I embarked on the trip, every single family member and friend told me to [...]

Attempted kayaking in Galway

Attempted kayaking in Galway

Posted On: July 17, 2014

A pattern quickly emerged — left, right, spin in a circle, left, right, crash into canal wall. [...]

“Pulling the trigger is hard”

“Pulling the trigger is hard”

Posted On: July 17, 2014

A few days ago I opened Facebook to find that friends in Israel had taken cover in a [...]

Got a free weekend? Jump off a cliff.

Got a free weekend? Jump off a cliff.

Posted On: July 07, 2014

Being blocked on the road by a dozen sheep on the way to jump off cliffs was definitely [...]

Is this the real life, is this just Ireland?

Is this the real life, is this just Ireland?

Posted On: July 07, 2014

I understand now why the people here have such a strong connection to the land. [...]