Chapter 2

Wow, January was one huge whirlwind- literally. Between serious wind turned desert storms and the end of my program, this month flew by and I haven’t had a chance to let you in on anything! So here is the past month in a nutshell:
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Career Israel Speech-Full Version

I had the honor of speaking at my closing ceremony for Career Israel 13. Nearly two hours before I was speaking I was told I needed to cut some parts due to time restrictions. Many people from my program have asked for a copy of the speech, and I decided this was something special enough that I thought I should share it with my readers-whoever you are. While you may not understand all of the inside jokes, I think you will be able take away that the past five months of my life have been some of the best. Laugh, cry, and take a walk in my shoes through my journey on Career Israel.
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Dear Future Me,

Happy New Year!

Can you believe a year flew by, and we survived despite the so-called Mayan apocalypse? I spent my last new year’s in Jerusalem while on a trip, and this year rang in 2013  in my new city of Tel-Aviv. It was perfect-a few glasses of cava, sparkly dresses, and a GIRLS-esque party filled with tunes from the past few years. My friends and I had a great time dancing the year away.

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Tuesday Shoesday-Hanukkah Edition!

Happy Tuesday Shoesday and Happy Hanukkah fellow shoe lovers and friends. While this isn’t my first time in Israel for Hanukkah, I still feel all the excitement when I see menorahs, sufganyot, and smell latkes everywhere. So whether you celebrate or not, Happy Hanukkah from the “Holy Land”!

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