Emily Dunbar is attending the 2012-2013 academic year on the Overseas Student Program of Ben‐ Gurion University of the Negev. She is from Houston Texas and attends Cornell University.

From One Home to Another
January 1, 2013 -
January 1, 2013 - As a consequence of one of those funny twists and turns that life occasionally throws, I was being driven to the airport for my light home for winter break by a friend of a friend, a guy whom until that evening I had never met. It’s almost a two-hour drive from Beersheva to the airport in Tel Aviv, which gave us plenty of time for the kind of small talk which people engage in when initially getting to know one another.
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Time is a Funny Thing
December 1, 2012 -
December 1, 2012 - Time is a funny thing. It holds our lives. It chronicles our adventures. It can bring people together or tear them apart. And it’s all relative. Albert Einstein is credited for saying “Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. THAT'S relativity.”
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There is very little in Israel that I don’t find interesting
November 1, 2012 -
November 1, 2012 - It has been another month, another chapter in my Israeli adventure. October began with Sukkot vacation. A lot of OSPers spent the two weeks off in places like Jordan, the Golan Heights, or journeying across Europe. I, however, decided to spend time with some friends in Jerusalem. I had never been and was consequently incredibly excited to experience this city about which I had heard so much.
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I’m Here in Israel
October 1, 2012 -
October 1, 2012 - It has been two months, two whole months, since I boarded that airplane in New York to fly fourteen hours to the country of Israel where I will be studying for the next year. I’m finding it incredibly difficult to wrap my mind around that idea. Actually, I’m finding it difficult to wrap my mind around the fact that I’m here in Israel at all.
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