Shnat 2018

Shnat Blog #8 – Kayitz Chofesh – By Noah Epstein

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With a pretty long stretch in yeshiva/midrasha, we were ready for something a little bit different over bein hazmanim, getting the chance to experience a really dynamic variety of activities over the break.   We began with the trip to Poland which is truly an experience that can only be understood with one’s own eyes. […]

Shnat 2018

Shnat Blog #7 – Midrasha – By Amylee Assness

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Just when the Limmud girls thought shnat couldn’t get any better, the Midrasha period proved us wrong. This past month, the limmud girls have had the absolute honour of spending time at Midrashet Nishmat. Situated on a beautiful campus in one of Jerusalem’s neighborhoods, south of Katamon, Nishmat encapsulates a safe space for women’s leadership, […]

Shnat 2018

Shnat Blog #6 – Kayitz Zman – By Benji Kalkopf

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The last several weeks at Eretz have been a wonderfully unique, though challenging experience. Whilst we sadly said goodbye to the Americans and Brits that we have become close friends to over the last 6 months, we began the intense Kayitz zman period in the Yeshiva. Having only the MTAs together learning and split amongst […]

Shnat 2018

Shnat Blog #3 – Limmud So Far! – By Jordan Simai

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3 and a half months gone! To sum up what’s happened over that time seems like an insurmountable task despite the fact that the time has seemingly just disappeared in an instant. Seminars, Kibbutz, tiyulim, Ulpan, shiurim, Machon, chagim, Yomim, Shvil all paired with a tumultuous sea of emotions, moods and atmospheres! Where to start […]

Shnat 2018

Shnat Blog #1 – Arrival! – By Daniel Jaffa

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Wow what a hectic first month it has been in Israel, so many new people, places and unpronounceable Hebrew words, I don’t quite know where to begin. Jerusalem’s midwinter rain may have initially sent shockwaves through our systems, but an incredible OzSem more than compensated for a cold Israel. A Photo quest through the Shuk […]