Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2013/03/18 - 12:46pm
Check out what student David Delgado had to say about being a student in Jerusalem during Purim:
"Time flies! I guess that means I’m having fun! I just realized it’s almost a month since I arrived. Ulpan courses ended on the 21stof February and this was followed by the Purim holiday long weekend here in Jerusalem. This weekend I definitely got to see a completely different side of this beautiful city. READ MORE... about Purim in Jerusalem
Currently studying at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem on her junior year abroad, Toronto native Jordana Skurka is used to learning in far-flung places. Her home college is Dalhousie University, located in the port city of Halifax on the small Canadian island province of Nova Scotia. So what’s a nice Jewish girl doing there? READ MORE... about Meet and Greet: Jordana Skurka!
Atidim, the ambitious Hebrew University program aimed at training young Israeli's interested in bringing a change to their society, visited Toronto at the end of July to participate in a "mini-semester abroad". The trip's purpose was to educate the group on Israeli and international public sector dilemnas and approaches. READ MORE... about HU Students Participate in "Mini-Semester Abroad" in Toronto
To describe the current effects of military service on my life as a Hebrew University student, I should probably start at the beginning. Like most Israelis, a few months after I graduated High school, I was drafted into the IDF, which in many ways is a continuation of High School, sans adult supervision. High School, distilled and condensed to its key components – cliques, jocks, queen bees, insecurity – a lot of people trying to keep their heads down and survive until its all over. READ MORE... about Reserve duty and studies