I made a video for the First Days Project, which collects stories of immigrants to the US and their first days in the country. See the original piece here. TRANSCRIPT “When I was in Saudi Arabia I was thinking about the United States which is the best country in the world, so I have maybe… Continue reading Abdulaziz Alobra’s First Day
This is a post I wrote for the UW’s Jackson School of International Studies website about my experience studying abroad in Jerusalem summer 2015 on the FLAS (Foreign Language and Area Studies) fellowship. See the original post here.
The West Bank city of Bethlehem is the traditional site of Jesus’s birthplace. Tourist flock to the 4th century Church of the Nativity, which marks the spot. Some of them are bound to see Stars and Bucks, just down the hill from the church plaza. The logo adorning the big sign in front, and stamped on the plastic cups, looks… Continue reading Stars and Bucks in Bethlehem — a cafe or something more?