Daniel Stieglitz
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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
I began writing this article a few weeks ago, when Arab terrorists burst into a Jerusalem synagogue and murdered four Jewish men in the middle of morning prayers as well as one non-Jewish police officer, who is being lauded as a hero. And what is … 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
JERUSALEM – For the most part, I don’t check the weather in Israel. As it only rains in the winter, at least fifty percent of the year has a forecast of “warm and sunny.” Then the winter season comes and we literally pray for rain. As a … 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
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
Many people are quick to post articles that depict the negative aspects of a particular group. It is apparently 100% factual,newsworthy information or, as I like to call it, juicy gossip. This is why one never sees headlines such as the one I … 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
This past April I began working at a company called Sachlav | IsraelontheHouse, a Taglit-Birthright Israel trip organizer. Since 1999, Taglit-Birthright Israel has given more than 400,000 young Jews the gift of a free 10-day trip to Israel. … more
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