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Israeli emissary connects cultures and inspires understanding

Israeli emissary connects cultures and inspires understanding

Renee Weisz, Breaking News Editor May 6, 2016

Though her hometown may be 5,600 miles away, 19 year old Israeli emissary, Gaya Kessler, has made Westport her home since her arrival last August. Kessler’s bubbly personality and infectious energy...

At the club’s annual Hanukkah celebration, students along with club advisor Fran Sinay are challenged to create a human menorah. In the middle stands Kyle Ratner ’16. “We couldnt have found a better Shamash than him,” Kessler said. Photo contributed by Gaya Kessler.

A country far away boasts a culture close to home

Renee Weisz, A&E Editor January 19, 2016

Israel may be located 5,638 miles across the globe, but the rich culture of this tiny country echoes within room 2034’s walls. The biweekly Israeli Culture Club (ICC), home to Israeli-style barbecues,...

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