'And Then Jordan Went Up into the Galilee...' August 12th 2010 Apologies to everyone for the radio silence the last little while! Things have been crazy during the week, and I've been out of town the last two weekends. The weekend before last I visited hilariously tenuously linked "family friends" in Ashdod for the Shabbat, and had a wonderful, wonderful time. The Seters live on a moshav (self-contained farming community, formerly collectivized) just outsi ... read more
Middle East » Israel » North District » Tiberias 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
Who is Jormania?
Jormania is me, Jordan, a recently graduated B.A. in Middle East and Religious Studies. I will also be starting a one-year M.A. in religion in the fall.
Where in the world is Jordan?
Right now, leaving for three months of volunteering in the Middle East.... full info