The Journey Begins

As I waved good bye about a thousand times to my parents, and grandmother who also accompanied me to the airport, I didn’t feel nervous. Here I was, about to fly the coop, to go 5000 miles away from the only place I ever made roots in. Every few moments the line would move forward, and after […]

Why I Join

I’m a 23 year old college grad, who left home for Israel to volunteer for the Israeli army just two days after doing well on the Law School Admission Test. Why did I leave my cushy life in NY to start a strict and unpleasant military life in Israel? I’ve been asked that a lot, and in impressive frequency […]