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Made It!

We have made it safely to Chisinau! The cats, Oz ,and Karissa (the ETA to Comrat that we’re rooming with) have already passed out, and I’m heading that way as well as soon as I update y’all :) 123 more words


SCO Chiefs of Staff Meet in Beijing

All five of the chiefs of staff of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization member states—Russia, China, Kyrgyztsan, Uzbekistan, and Kazakhstan, who have troops participating in the Peace Mission 2014 military exercise—met Aug. 311 more words


Little Georgia at the Crossroads of Rego Park and Forest Hills, Queens

This past April it dawned on me that I hadn’t even thought of creating a chapter on Georgian Jews for my Passover cookbook. Why? For some reason I thought that both historically and culturally Georgia would be more like Eastern Europe, and that the Jewish community, therefore, would be predominantly… 385 more words


The Wedding Planning Weekend

The saying goes that God never gives you more than you can handle. I can apparently handle a LOT.

In the midst of doing all of the endless things necessary for the big move, I also needed to do as much wedding planning as possible. 476 more words


Fulbright Orientation - Is This Real Life?!

Apologies to all who were expecting this post in a timely manner. I got back from the Fulbright PDO (Pre-Departure Orientation) and went straight into a jam-packed marriage prep weekend. 1,078 more words


From Pangaea to Laurasia then Eurasia and Back!

A photo that tells us what ‘FRAY’ means. We could not find any better example to explain this word!

The animation above is an example to show what the word ‘FRAY’ means to us. 773 more words

Intellectual Journey

10 Animals With Terrifying Teeth

Saber-toothed tigers never fail to capture our imagination. They’re an (albeit extinct) example of just how terrifying teeth can get—but as we’ll find out, the dangers of extreme dentition aren’t merely confined to the past. 1,209 more words