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Cousins in the Warsaw Ghetto

My cousin Pini (Pinchas) Doron, reminded me that his grandfather and namesake died in the Warsaw Ghetto. This is the story he sent me this morning: 190 more words

Jewish Culture

SYE TRAVEL LOCATION IS IN! Guess where we are going!

I have been waiting ALL summer to meet with my Sophomore Year Experience group and choose where we get to travel to in the Spring of 2016. 319 more words


Eastern Europe:  Czech Republic 


The Golden City, City of Spires, Paris of the East, and City of Clocks…

That last name, City of Clocks, is my name for Prague; there’s a clock tower everywhere you look! 2,100 more words


This afternoon Sam said “I actually don’t feel much like a tourist today”. Four days here, and we’re getting used to walking around to where we need to get, finding our favorites in certain places, and getting back home! 542 more words

alone in rome - and loving it!

So my last day in Rome was pretty special, because it was probably one of the first days in my entire life that I’ve been alone in a foreign country with no ties and nothing in particular to do. 799 more words

Shoah Memorial

A new Shoah Memorial will be inaugurated next year on January 27th.  A wall inspired to the wooden banks inside the concentration camps. It will be possible to walk through the walls to feel the opp… 157 more words

Artisan Workshops

Rome II

I left the hotel @ 9am & have just arrived back, its almost midnight and I have been on foot all day!
Castel Sant’ Angelo, a little shopping then on to Trastevere area. 140 more words