A journey through place

Carmel Beach, Haifa

I’d always wanted to live in Israel. When I was in second grade at a private Jewish school in San Francisco, one of my Hebrew teachers told me that Haifa was a lot like my hometown. I decided then that when I grew up, I’d live there. The first time I visited Israel, I was 17 years old, and the experience confirmed in my head that I had to live there. Somehow, I just belonged to that place.When I was 27 I moved there. People would ask me why. I’d joke that it was my Hebrew School brain … [Read more...]