Tag Archives: tel aviv

Pictures from the Social Protest – May 11, 2013

Advertisements

Posted in Activism, Israel, Leftism | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Taking a gap year between high school and college, I found myself going back to school

I. Taking a gap year between high school and college, I found myself going back to school. It was an unbearably humid day early this past fall. The walk there was hotter than I thought it would be. Puddles from … Continue reading

Posted in Activism, Israel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dancing to the Drums of War

“Set the world on fire,” the song belted out, so as the rockets fell we danced. Strobe-lights flashed and colored orbs flickered through the park where the party was being held, across the highway from a kibbutz entrance. The sound … Continue reading

Posted in Ideology, Israel, Judaism, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What Living Under Fire Showed Me About the Asymmetries of this War

I had just gotten on the train at the HaHaganah station in South Tel Aviv when the alarm went off. The train, which had just started to move, stopped. An announcement came on over the speaker system: “there is a … Continue reading

Posted in Israel, Judaism, Politics, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Violence of Everyday Life

Tel Aviv is like an island: surrounded by turmoil and strife yet detached from the violence of everyday life in Israel and the Occupied Territories. But if you stand on the beach in Tel Aviv, sometimes in the morning, sometimes … Continue reading

Posted in Ideology, Israel, Politics, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Breakfast

“What are you doing up so early,” she asked. She played with her ponytail, her eyes focused down at the table. “It’s too hot. I couldn’t sleep,” I said. It was before seven, and I’d already been awake and sweating … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment