Daniel Stieglitz
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As is well-known among those familiar with Israel, the country has a unique way of mourning. On Holocaust Remembrance Day and Israel’s Memorial Day, sirens sound throughout the country. For … more
Every year since my aliyah (immigration to Israel) in 2007, there has been at least one event that stands out from all the others. This year’s distinguishing event was the realization of my … more
Most of us search for community in one way or another. One of the communities I’ve sought out in Israel is writers, both while getting a master’s degree in creative writing from Bar … more
Most of us search for community in one way or another. One of the communities I’ve sought out in Israel is writers, both while getting a master’s degree in creative writing from Bar … more
There is a place called the Seventh Step, and it was once one of the most coveted prayer spots in the Jewish world. Never heard of it? I’m not surprised. Praying at that spot fell out of … more
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
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