Green Apple Vodka & Honey

Posted Posted in Bulgaria

This is the first time I have celebrated Rosh Hashanah outside of the United States and since I only knew of one Synagogue in Sofia it only made sense for me to attend High Holy Day services there. The Sofia Synagogue is 100 years old, having been built in September of 1909 and it is […]

Shades of Gray

Posted Posted in Israel

Its been a week since I’ve returned from Israel and now that my head is clear of jet-lag, allergies and fever I’ve decided to take the time to reflect. I left for my trip to Israel with a lot of assumptions about Stand With Us, the people I accepted to meet on the trip and […]

The All-Nighter

Posted 2 CommentsPosted in Israel

So here I am the night before I leave still trying to unpack in order to actually pack for my trip to Israel. I fly out tomorrow morning – so I’ve decided to just not go to bed so I can sleep on the 14 hour or so flight. I figured if I’m pulling an […]