Those Moments

Life is a weird thing sometimes. It does what it does and suddenly, without realizing it, you find yourself with an Ecuadorian and a Dutchie inside a teepee. Inside a campus you thought you knew, it’s a place you’ve never seen before. It’s dark outside, and all you see are their shapes. You can’t even... Continue Reading →

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Rodrigo’s Science Journal # 3

The Science Behind the Holocaust On the January 27th, it was the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. According to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon, “The International Day in memory of the victims of the Holocaust is thus a day on which we must reassert our commitment to human rights”. The historical investigation of... Continue Reading →

Keep In Mind…

For me, Holocaust day is commemorated the 27th of Nisan, which converted to the Gregorian calendar means either April or May, depending on the year. But I don't mind remembering it twice. Frankly, I remember it much more. Somehow it is always around me because I can connect it to almost everything. It happens to... Continue Reading →

Serving

כשהייתי ילדה קטנה, הייתי מקשיבה לסבא שלי כאשר הוא נזכר ב"ימי התהילה" שלו בצבא והראה לי את רבות מדליות הכבוד שלו, או כאשר הייתי יושבת פעורת פה בזמן שאבא שיחזר את סיפוריו המרתקים והמשוגעים מתקופת שירותו במשך שעות על גבי שעות. לאחר מכן, הייתי מספרת את הסיפורים לכל החברים שלי עם הרגשת גאווה גדולה בהוריי... Continue Reading →

Take a Moment to Think

It’s one of those things that everyone has but would not rather give away. Somewhere in the open or hidden away is a place where everyone goes to find solace. Whether it be to Skype, study, or just collect their thoughts, it’s somewhere that feels most comfortable. There is a certain comfort in sitting without... Continue Reading →

EMISers personal blogs

EMISers love to talk about what happens on campus and their experiences abroad. Over 20 students are reporting here on blogemis.com  but additionally, a few also keep their loved ones updated on their personal blogs, such as Anna, Emily, Melissa, Michiel and Puk. Anna, Austria, http://annaandheradventures.blogspot.com My name is Anna and I am a seventeen year... Continue Reading →

On the 9th of January

On the 9th of January, our school, EMIS, had the privilege of attending a seminar given by Ghil’ad Zukerman, an internationally renowned Israeli Linguist. Ghil’ad, who spoke ardently of his own exploits towards the preservation of native Australian languages, also gave an expo on the amazing nature of the spoken language as an organic being.... Continue Reading →

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