Hadas is a Junior at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT. She is originally from Hewlett, NY.

Party Time
June 3, 2013 -
June 3, 2013 - It’s hard to believe that we are approaching finals already. The semester is almost finished and we are mentally preparing to go our separate ways. For university students in the US, the school year usually ends with a live musical performance and one big party. Fortunately for us, BGU does its version of ‘spring fling’ in the middle of the semester. There was so much hype leading up to Yom Hastudent, and if you ask me, it certainly lived up to expectations.
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Little Slices of Bliss
May 1, 2013 -
May 1, 2013 - This past week has been a pretty eventful one for me. Eventful in the sense that it was full of memorable moments. It’s the little slices of bliss that I think will leave the strongest impact on me once I’ve left Be’er Sheva. I’ll share two for now
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April 8, 2013 -
April 8, 2013 - Machtesh Ramon is a really special place in Israel. The word ‘machtesh’ doesn’t have an equivalent in English since it is unique to Israel – but the closest word to it is ‘crater’. We had traveled there to see the beautiful view during one of our first weeks here. Our recent group trip before Pesach was our chance to actually spend some quality time hiking in the machtesh
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Fluency in a language does not come easy
March 1, 2013 -
March 1, 2013 - It’s hard to believe but the students of OSP just finished our first week of classes for the semester! Now that ulpan is complete and we are in regular Hebrew classes three times a week, I can honestly say I’ve witnessed a lot of improvement in everyone’s Hebrew. Remembering the first week when there were a few students who knew just a couple of words and the majority knew just basics, I’m impressed at how much progress has been made. We no longer sound like we got off the plane yesterday.
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Exploring Be’er Sheva
January 31, 2013 -
January 31, 2013 - If you’re looking for really good hummus in Be’er Sheva, go to Abu Dhabi. That’s what my teammate Ashley and I understood yesterday from four different Israeli students before we set out to complete our first of six tasks: Take a photo with the chef at the best hummus place in town.
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