Shnat 2020

SHNAT BLOG 5: MTA – TALI GOLD

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On Friday afternoon, I made the exciting decision to return to Israel. I frantically packed my bags in the 30 short minutes before Shabbos, and then straight after Shabbos went out, we were off.   Armed with our letters and documentation proving our allowance to leave Australia and entry into Israel, we embarked on our […]

Shnat 2020

SHNAT BLOG 4: LIMMUD – DANIEL RAITER

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At the end of may the boys and girls of Limmud went their separate ways, to Yeshiva and Midrasha respectively. The girls were off to the great Midreshet Lindenbaum, and, unfortunately due to the ever-changing situation at hand us boys could not go to the originally planned Machon Meir – but rather we began at […]

Shnat 2020

SHNAT BLOG 3: LIMMUD – MIMI SCHLESSINGER

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Kibbutz Ein Hanatziv has been an incredibly eye opening experience so far, and together as a group we have adapted to the Kibbutznick lifestyle which endures early wake ups and mentally preparing ourselves for the day. In our assigned groups we have formed close relationships with the head of each ‘job’ by listening to their […]

Shnat 2020

SHNAT BLOG 2: LIMMUD – ELI TEICHTAHL

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The start to the year for the Aussies was a tough one, with exhausting flights and subsequent jetlag, not to mention a nine and a half hour layover in Bangkok for the Sydney Shnatties.    Arriving at Ben Gurion was an indescribable feeling and heading straight for Jerusalem was all I could have asked for […]

Shnat 2020

SHNAT BLOG 1: MTA – KOBY PALUCH

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To try get an idea of how I should structure this blog, the very first MTA blog for 2020, I looked to last year’s blog entries to gain some inspiration. I realised this task may be harder than first anticipated when I saw that most of these pieces were 500-600 words. How can I possibly […]