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May 5, 2016, 2:38 PM
The Triumph After the Holocaust
Yom Hashoah, the Holocaust Remembrance Day, is a day for mourning. A day for remembering. A day for never forgetting. But for me, I see it also as a day of triumph. A day of declaration that we survived...
Apr 3, 2016, 5:11 PM
5 Things I Learned Studying in Israel
It’s been more two years since I decided to study in Israel, and a year and a half since I uprooted my life in America and made the bold move to Israel to attend IDC Herzliya. It’s been a year...
Mar 16, 2016, 3:10 PM
The Not-So-Random Creation of a Life
“Random” has become a prominent word in my generation’s jargon. Running into a friend you have not seen since you were 5 in the middle of the street. Or finding out that one of your new friends already knows someone...
Jan 5, 2016, 11:55 AM
My Morning Routine with a Touch of Terrorism
This morning my alarm rang at 7:30 AM. I called up my friend Talia, complained about having class super early (didn't know it was even possible for college students to have class at 8:30AM). I finally got out of bed after hitting...
Nov 25, 2015, 2:19 PM
Top @TimesOfIsrael Instagram Pics
From the lush north, to the alluring beaches of Tel Aviv, the beauty of Israel is difficult to describe in words. In order to best capture the splendour of the Holy Land, I turned to the @TimesOfIsrael Instagram for some of the most stunning pictures...
Nov 14, 2015, 4:52 PM
Let’s NOT Compare Tragedies
My previous blog post was about 9/11. I discussed how it is a day for reflection and not a day for pushing our own agenda. It was a day to reflect the horror that happened to the American people....
Sep 11, 2015, 8:00 PM
Not Another Israel and Judaism Post….Not Today.
No, this is not another one of my long Israel posts or Judaism posts, because although I could relate it & discuss how terrorist attacks like what happened on September 11, 2001 occur in Israel & the Middle East, I believe it...
Jul 9, 2015, 5:32 PM
The bias and power of Snapchat and social media
The online service showed Tel Aviv and the West Bank in different contexts, with an apparent political agenda
May 15, 2015, 2:53 PM
In February I left Israel for the first time since October to meet up with friends in Amsterdam and England. Prior to leaving for my European adventures I spoke with my Abba on the phone and he told me...
Mar 10, 2015, 7:38 PM
Top 10 Reasons to Go to University in Israel
I was recently interviewed by my high school’s newspaper about my decision to study at university in Israel. I grew up, as did most people from my high school and other Jewish day schools like it across the US,...
Originally from Washington, D.C., Penina Graubart is the New Media Associate for Times of Israel. She also attends IDC Herzliya, studying at the Sammy Ofer School of Communications