Week 1- Home for the Month

Hi everyone! I am currently nearing the end of my first week of my study abroad experience in Israel. I live in a dorm room at Tel Aviv University on the North side of Tel Aviv-Yaffo in Israel. My dorm section is in the building for visiting students. The dorm building is one building among…

Week 1- Goals in Israel

One of the biggest reasons that I wanted to study abroad was being able to apply what I learned in my Religious Studies classes to a real-world experience and opportunity. My focus in my major is Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and specifically the ancient origins and history of these three Abrahamic religions. So much of…

Intro to my Trip to Israel!

Hi everyone! My name is Ruvi Ranatunga and I am a rising senior at Pitt in the honors college. I will be in Israel from May 3nd until May 28th and could not be more excited. I have never been to the middle east before and it has been a while since I have traveled…