Posts Categorized: History

Jerusalem: Rooftops at Night

As if we were in a romantic movie, the three of us strolled up the metal staircase late in the evening to the four corners rooftop, an intersection point between the four quarters of the old city of Jerusalem: Armenian, Christian, Arab, and Jewish. Thanks to Becca’s impeccable sense of direction, we had just wandered… Read more »

Weaving Through the Fabric of Israel

Israel is a region of intersection. As Northwestern students made connections at clinics, often overlooked corners of Tel Aviv and religious landmarks, they saw health, community and spirituality weave together. Bnei Brak “The trip to the Tipat Halav clinic offered an interesting look into the specific ways that the Israeli government helps with infant wellness… Read more »

Tel Aviv: The Friendly Stranger

Tel Aviv may be unfamiliar, but Elizabeth finds that the city’s openminded strangers make new places, faces and destinations welcoming. “The friendliness of strangers has been such a fun surprise, like just being able to walk up to anyone for help or directions and having them be more than willing to show you or walk… Read more »