February.

February happened. Period. End of story.  Nine boarding passes and about ten kilos of souvenir food later, I am ready to share what I have been up to for the past month.

“Estonian Jewry Revisited”

An interesting read if you would like to learn more about the Holocaust in Estonia. If you need to enlarge the text: Original Article

Tallinn Pro-Tips

Disclaimer: I wrote this post in the middle of January….and then life took off and I am posting now! Since Hanukkah and Winter Camp, I have had a somewhat normal schedule. Things are going smoothly with programming beginning again as students return to school. I can write more about the programs I’ve been involved in and share…

We Remember

Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. I spent the morning at a ceremony at the Jewish Cemetery in Tallinn where many Estonian dignitaries and distinguished Jewish Community representatives shared a few words. Estonia was “Judenfrei,” or free of all Jews, during the Holocaust. However, it was the first European country to grant autonomy to Jews…

Hanukkah!

Night 0 Before we even lit the first candle, Student Club kicked off Hanukkah with Dreidl Party! This was quite the event. Live jazz band, good food, fun games, and fantastic company. Driedl Party was a hit and we surpassed our expected attendance prediction. Side note: I was working on the “atmosphere” for the evening…

Why is it December already?!

Why is it December already? HOW is it December already? Though, I can’t complain. December is one of my favorite times of the year. I love the holiday season. Ok, fine, I love the cookies and celebrations. December, Really!? Wasn’t I just running the Boston Marathon? Didn’t I just toss my cap in the air…

An overdue update

There is SO much going on. I can’t keep up on the blog, but I want to share everything with you. So here is the spark notes version.

Touring Tallinn

For everyone really wondering what Tallinn is like, I hope you appreciate this nice little slide show I put together, JUST for YOU. Find some explanations below my fancy slide show. Linnahall: Originally the V. I. Lenin Palace of Culture and Sport, this structure was built for the 1980 Moscow Olympics to watch sailing. It was…