Can I go back?

Hi Rollins! While everyone, including myself, is getting ready to return back to Rollins for the spring semester, I am trying to unpack from my incredible semester in Israel. I got back home to Dahlonega, Georgia on Tuesday night and have barely touched my suitcase. Part of this is because the jet lag and time…

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Midterm Update

Hi Rollins!! While most of my friends are finishing up their semesters, I just finished my midterms. I have mixed feelings because I realized today that I will be home in just one month. Part of me misses the United States, my home, my family, my dogs, and Rollins. The other part of me does…

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Happy First Day of School!

Happy first day of class! Well, I guess that it’s more like happy midterms at Rollins. For me, the first day of class was just a week ago. The Israeli semester runs from October to January, because it starts after the Jewish new year! This is good because it meant I had a 5-week fall…

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Tel Aviv to Paris: Whoa

שלום! Oh so much has happened within the last two months since I departed to Israel until January!! I finished Ulpan (my seven week Hebrew intensive) and am now on a five week break for the Jewish High Holy Days. The first two weeks of my break were extra special because my Mom came to…

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The Beginning of my Israeli Adventure

Hey y’all! This Sunday marks three weeks since I left home to study abroad in Tel Aviv, Israel. Coming here, I had no idea what to expect. Although I grew up Jewish, Hebrew was not a language spoken around me and the sabbath was not a sabbath but just another day of the week. I…

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