Monthly Archives: February 2019

The Challenge of Learning Hebrew

I always felt that I was good at languages until I came to Israel. I was born in Ukraine and learned to speak Russian and Ukrainian almost simultaneously. I moved to the US at ten and learned English to a … Continue reading

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Jewish Kochin-Portuguese India

I land in Kochin and the curry and smoke smell of India hits me as I step off the plane. I’ve been to India twice before, but this is the first time to the long-awaited south. The airport is new … Continue reading

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