Beside January representing the secular New Year, January is also the third anniversary I share with two dear friends. During the fall of 2013, Resa Davids, a long time member of WRJ, wanted to connect people in Israel to people in the United States with the goal of learning Hebrew. There were no “rules” per say, whatever worked for each group was fine. For our group, she matched 3 people, 2 from Texas and 1 from Haifa. Rather, Deborah Nof of Haifa volunteered to teach two strangers across the world, Renee Roth and myself.
We began with a book called Aleph Isn’t Tough.... Read More