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Holy

Serena Runyan

March 20, 2014


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Jerusalem is a holy city. A bridge between the material and the spiritual. Many would say between the earth and the heavens. But what is holy?: "Connected to a god or a religion/ religious and morally good" –– Merriam-Webster. As I walk home through the botanical gardens on a warm Thursday after...

“Mi Col Ha-Olam”: A Month in Ulpan

Serena Runyan

February 23, 2014


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It's become exceptionally beautiful and warm in Jerusalem the past few days, so as the weather changes and the academic semester begin, its become time to reflect on my month in Ulpan and shift to a new aspect of my time here. Ulpan is a rather intensive program in Israel to teach people Hebrew, and...

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