Week of Rosh HaShana October 11th 2005 Living in Israel is different from living in Chicago in countless ways, one of which being that in Israel, the school year is built around the High Holy Days. There were no classes at all between last Thursday and today, Monday the 10th, so I had a long week for exploring.
Last Sunday night I went on a very special trip with our group and with a high school class to Mount Meron, the site of an a ... read more
Middle East » Israel » North District » Golan Following World War II, the British withdrew from their mandate of Palestine, and the UN partitioned the area into Arab and Jewish states, an arrangement rejected by the Arabs. Subsequently, the Israelis defeated the Arabs in a series of wars without... ... read more