Archive for Category: "living abroad"
According to Kabbalistic teachings, each of the four holy cities of Israel is associated with one of the basic elements of nature. Jerusalem is fire, Hebron is earth, Tzfat is wind/air and Tiberias is water
As an avid reader of Amy Klein’s fertility columns on the New York Times’ Motherlode blog, I was intrigued to learn that Ms. Klein was relocating to Israel to continue her fertility treatments. Over the past year, her writing has detailed her trials and tribulations with her fertility treatments in the US, exuding a wonderful combination of determination, honesty, and serious self-reflection
I was doing research for an article about the history of Americans living in Germany when I came across the German American and International Women’s Club
Aside from the wave of humidity and thick pollution, one of the first sensations I had in Thailand was a feeling of surrendering control. As my van sped out of the airport and into a highway of zigzagging, neon pink taxis, there was nothing I could do but go along for the ride
We sat silently in the truck as we made our way to the ferry. Passengers were not to be in the vehicles while they were loaded onto the boat, so my boyfriend and I walked on and grabbed a seat on the deck. It already felt awkward–the start of a tour always does