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’s 1 thing everyone needs... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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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