Author Archives: Ivy Raines

Walling off Misconceptions

“I came to Israel and found Palestine” was a beautiful remark made by one of my classmates, Tanner, prior to departure from Israel. It is this remark I feel encapsulates many of our takeaways from our twelve-day journey to this … Continue reading

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Halls of the Holocaust

We began our morning with a breath of fresh air after our drive to West Jerusalem. The trip wasn’t as long as it would have been due to President Trump’s anticipated arrival in the city, you would feel as if … Continue reading

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Walking on the “Tels” of Tel Aviv

I hadn’t given much though to the origins of the name “Tel Aviv”, only the fact that in Arabic Tel Aviv is pronounced “Tel Abeeb” due to the lack of a V letter in the Arabic alphabet, which made me … Continue reading

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