Top 5 Israeli Songs

Israeli music, much like the people, is hard to define! With varying genres, styles, languages and slang used - here is my opinion on songs that have crushed the Israeli charts! Golden Boy / Nadav Guedj Released in 2015, Golden Boy was written and chosen to represent Israel in the annual Eurovision Song Contest. This... Continue Reading →


My Internship at JCC Chicago

At the University of Iowa I am focusing on the study of Journalism and Mass Communications, and over the past 2 years my specific interest toward the field of public relations and marketing has been clarified. Thus last semester, my journey began of looking for internships that fulfilled those goals for the summer of 2018.... Continue Reading →

Israel’s Best: 3 Best Hikes

The best part about Israel… its amazing views. And from sand and oceans to beaches and deserts, I saw it all on my 10-day journey around Israel. When registering for Birthright through the Shorashim trip organizer program, they planned out our complete itinerary of housing, transportation and excursions for the whole time!! Prior to my... Continue Reading →

Addressing Personal Anti-Semitism

Hummus Where the Heart Is has grown to be a place of self-reflection, a creative outlet, emotional relief and so much more. Since I began this journey I have worked specifically to incorporate the ideals of Judaism into my life and activities as often as I can, and each day I am prouder to be... Continue Reading →

Reflection of Pittsburgh Massacre

While this isn’t the subject of content I originally planned for this week, this is the crazy spontaneity of the world, and this week it is in regards to a tragedy. On Saturday, 11 people were killed in an attack of anti-semitism in Pittsburgh. I am in shock at the hatred toward our community and... Continue Reading →

Israel’s Best: A Guide to Iced Coffee

College students are pretty much wired to have caffeine addictions. From early morning lectures to late nights at the library, and the occasional craving to cure that hangover, we desperately need those daily k-cups or drives through the Starbucks window. Now I will also be the first to admit that even though I basically need... Continue Reading →

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