5 Reasons To: Take Advantage of Your Birthright

As part of a quick blogging series for Hummus Where the Heart Is, I will begin touching on some of the Top 5 & most important lessons relating to my Birthright experiences, abroad travel and ventures into Judaism. Birthright Israel was one of the most amazing experiences that left a profound impression on me; impacting... Continue Reading →


Homemade Hummus Recipe

With Thanksgiving this Thursday, Fall Break has commenced at the University of Iowa and I made my journey home to Deerfield, Illinois this week to celebrate the holiday with my family and enjoy some time together. One year ago my mom got remarried to my step dad, Tim, and if there‚Äôs 1 thing everyone needs... Continue Reading →

Q&A on the Israel Defense Forces

    This past summer I took advantage of my birthright and participated in a 10 day immersion of travel, religion and culture throughout Israel. I joined an organization called Shorashim, which sponsors these excursions and schedule of events, and on May 24th arranged for our group of 40 young adults to fly from Chicago... Continue Reading →

Birthright vs. Taglit

As I will extensively mention, this summer I participated in a program called Birthright - which sponsors free 10 day long trips to Israel for young adults of Jewish heritage. I always knew about the opportunity, but the option became more realistic during my sophomore year of college. At that point I had been away... Continue Reading →

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