Have you ever been in a room where the majority of people are speaking a language you don't understand? Most of us have encountered situations where we can't follow the conversation, whether it is being held in a foreign language or because the topic is unfamiliar to us. Either way, I think you'll agree that… Continue reading Do You Speak My Language?
Mom, Dad, Couldn’t You Have Used A Better Picture?
So, is he really home? It seems so hard to believe. Only a few months ago we were watching so many protests which appeared to have no effect at all. Suddenly, out of nowhere, there's a deal for his release. Before we know it, there are photos of him hugging his family. How did that… Continue reading Mom, Dad, Couldn’t You Have Used A Better Picture?
Collins, Dr. Seuss, and the Mockingjay
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins My rating: 4 of 5 stars So, I've finally finished the Hunger Games trilogy. It was like riding a roller coaster. Once you get in, you're hooked until the end. You're stomach flips over but the rush of excitement is worth it. I was fully prepared to be disappointed by Mockingay.… Continue reading Collins, Dr. Seuss, and the Mockingjay
Where I Was On 9/11
On September 11th, 2001, I got up and went to school, said "Good morning!" to a friend, and she snapped, "No. Bad morning." I was ten years old and had just started fifth grade at Orot Etzion in Efrat. I loathed my new homeroom teacher. We didn't have a TV. If my parents had heard… Continue reading Where I Was On 9/11