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Dr. Yasmine Kalkstein

Yasmine Kalkstein is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, NY who is currently spending her sabbatical year on a Fulbright scholarship at Ono Academic College in Kiryat Ono. She lives in Rehovot, Israel for the year with her husband and two children.

Every Jew Should Live in Israel for at Least a Year

Religious or not, living in Israel for an extended period is pivotal in forging a connection with the land, the people and Jewish history.

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