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On the Ground in Israel: Summer 2013 Ulpan Update #1

08 Jul

Well, I’ve been in Israel for more than a full day now, so It’s time I update you all! First off, I would have posted sooner, but not until a few hours ago did I get adapters for my US outlet based electronics, and I needed to conserve battery. But now that I have them, I’ll get you up to date with all that is going on. Below is the plane I took from Chicage to Rome.

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Below is the Rome Airport. It was much like a mall- much fancier than the Chicago Airport, until it was time to board the flight. Then they put you on standing only buses to the plane, out on the airfield somewhere.

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My first picture in Israel Below. This flag is at the Campus.

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Below is one of the Talia Dorms, another one of which I am staying in.

 

 

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Below is the part of the group I took a campus tour with this morning.

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Below: Part of the amazing view from the Campus. Prepare to see many more such pictures in the following weeks. The whole campus is on Mount Carmel, and has lots of breathtaking views of the city.

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Below: Placement exam for beginners.

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Another view from campus.

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Dorms Mini-Mart

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One of the malls

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Market in the mall

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Eshkol tower on Campus. I’ll give pictures from the top floor eventually!

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Orientation

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Falafel!

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6 responses to “On the Ground in Israel: Summer 2013 Ulpan Update #1

  1. Amber Lindsey

    July 8, 2013 at 4:17 pm

    Falefal – Dictionary please? Wow! I’ve never seen Honey Nut cheerios in Hebrew before!

     
  2. Mary Armstrong

    July 9, 2013 at 8:12 am

    Oh what a wonderful adventure you are on, The country is beautiful, so you will have I hope
    some to take mini trips to explore.

     
    • Joshua Lindsey

      July 10, 2013 at 6:30 am

      I’ll be posting pictures soon of yesterday’s trip in Haifa! It is very beautiful!

       
  3. Heidi Lentz

    July 9, 2013 at 3:40 pm

    AMAZING, Joshua! I’m sooo thrilled you got this opportunity! Enjoy every minute!

     
    • Joshua Lindsey

      July 10, 2013 at 6:30 am

      I am enjoying it! I wish the whole family could be here, it is so nice, and breathtaking and exciting!

       

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