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Do and Be

“Think about it.”
“Come on, be rational.”
“You need to think this through first.”
“USE YOUR HEAD!”
“Don’t lose your head.”
“It’s all in your head.” 309 more words

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It's Not About the Head

I’m a thinker by nature, much more comfortable tackling obstacles with my mind.  If I’m not careful, I can live completely there in my head, crunching numbers, unraveling meaning, connecting concepts.   641 more words

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The Day I Became "Other"

I’d experienced passive antisemitism before, but this was different.  Suddenly, it wasn’t so passive.  It sliced across a social media feed, cleaning cutting through friendships.  People I had thought were “good people” suddenly so filled with anger, with hate.   704 more words

Orthodox

The Marks Across My Heart

An artifact from my life before I’d ever met a Jew or knew anything of Judaism, I have tattoos.  Not just small, cute tattoos, no…we’re talking tattoos that scrawl across empty spaces, for the most part hidden now beneath modest clothing, but always there, a reminder of a life I once lived. 367 more words

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V Day

“I don’t DO Valentine’s Day.”

It wasn’t the first time our cultural differences had butted heads, but it was the first time that I’d really felt such separation.   525 more words

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2 DANAU 1 CURUG 22 JANUARI 2017

Kali ini saya dan Mitra akan mencari dan mengunjungi dua danau di Kabupaten Cianjur dan Kabupaten Sukabumi. Kedua danau ini berada di wilayah perbatasan antar kabupaten tersebut. 3,655 more words

OUR JOURNEY

A Foot in Two Worlds

Everywhere I have lived, no matter which community I’ve belonged to, I’ve never quite fit fully in it.  I was a foreigner even in the place where I was born, asking too many questions and never quite fitting with even my own family.   680 more words

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