A Stranger in a Strange Land

I did not realize how fast my trip to Israel would be over as I was boarding the plane at Ben Gurion Airport to return to JFK. The one-month program, “Coexistence in the Middle East,” seemed like a significant amount of time, or so I thought. The purpose of the trip was to study the relations between Jews, Christians and Muslims in the Holy Land. At the time, I did not believe that I would have a transformative, even mystical, experience. I thought I was entering a land that I knew very well from the media.

I was drastically mistaken.  READ MORE>>>>>>