Author Archives: Douglas Christensen

A Life-Changing Experience

I applied to go to Israel as a first semester freshman with little knowledge of the conflict. When we¬†stepped off the plane, I stood surrounded by government majors afraid that I was completely unqualified, but I ended up making 11 … Continue reading

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Moving to the Right

Our day started with a trip to a cafe off of the highway from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem that is a popular spot for Israeli settlers. After being served a delicious breakfast, we participated in a discussion with Israeli settlers who … Continue reading

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Seeing a New Side of the Israeli People

We started our day with a walking tour of the orthodox Jewish city of Bnei Brak where we were able to see a side of Israel that we had not yet seen during the trip. With help from our tour … Continue reading

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