Daniel Stieglitz
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While the majority of my time and experiences in the last 10 years have taken place in Israel, this country has also been my springboard to other worldly adventures. The most recent one took place in … more
By Daniel Stieglitz When parents send children to school, they provide them with the resources they need: pens, pencils, notebooks, a backpack and numerous other things that are part of the school … more
When I turned 10 years old, I remember thinking how cool it was to have a double-digit age. That first year of double-digits made the age of 10 feel special for that reason alone. A decade, … more
A lot has happened in the last few weeks. An anti-Israel UN Security Council vote, a terrorist car ramming in Jerusalem, and a new president for the U.S. and what that means for Israel. Through it … more
July marked the nine-year anniversary of the day I stepped off a plane in Israel and became a citizen of that country. What makes this “aliyaversary” (aliyah anniversary) unique is that … more
In the last few months, there have been terrorist attacks in Israel and the rest of the world. One definition of a terrorist attack is a group of politically motivated people targeting civilians to further an agenda. While often not politically … more
We’ve just wrapped up the Jewish holidays in Israel. Basically, my life consisted of working, sleeping and observing Shabbat and the Jewish holidays.  It was a marathon of a holiday season that I’m sad to see end. The holiday mood in … more
When I first moved to Israel, my language skills in Hebrew were not great. I didn’t even know the words for “bank account” when I went to open my first Israeli bank account. I brought along my roommate to act as my translator and to help me … more
The first time I voted in an Israeli election was during my time in the IDF. I had lived in Israel for just over a year, and the political landscape was still a bit of a mystery to me. The army set aside a room on base as a place for all of the … more
In my last article focusing on the attack of the Jerusalem synagogue, I touched on the way world media depicted the attack. How the media often depicts Israel is just part of a much bigger problem. This problem is that people purporting to be … more
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