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Volunteering with Magen David Adom

Posted on April 10, 2017

It was midday in the Negev. My partner Michaela Yancey and I were riding on the lavan Magen David Adom ambulance heading back to the Yerucham Station after dropping a patient at Be’er Sheva Medical Center. Suddenly, a notification appeared on the small tablet in the driver’s seat – לידה spelled out in Hebrew on the display, Continue Reading »

Reflections from Bogeret Nativ 35 Sydney Shaiman

Posted on September 6, 2016

I think about Nativ every day. Aside from giving me amazing new friends, countless memories and laughs, and a newfound love of Israel and Judaism, being a part of Nativ 35 taught me to seize every opportunity. Part of the gift, and the challenge of Nativ, is how much freedom you are given. Most weekends, Continue Reading »

Reflections from Bogeret Nativ 35 Rebecca Perl

Posted on September 6, 2016

A year ago today, my friends were moving halfway across the country and into their dorm rooms, participating in welcome weekends and pulling late nighters to finish essays. A year ago today, I was sitting on an airplane, in an incredibly uncomfortable situation, on my way to Israel. I had waited approximately six years for Continue Reading »

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Posted on September 1, 2016

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