Tamar

Tamar spoke nearly fluent Hebrew upon arriving in Israel as a Dorot Fellow. She lived in Jerusalem.

TAMAR'S SCHEDULE

Sunday

  • Classes in Gemarah at Nishmat (4hrs.)
  • Yoga
  • Ran a study-group for Dorot/non-Dorot folks RE: Jewish philosophers (2hrs.) 

Monday

  • Travelled to Nitzan to volunteer with kids of families who were “disengaged” from Gush Katif in Gaza and participated in the mobilization committee struggling for better rights for evacuees relocating to Judea/Samaria (6hrs.)
  • Hebrew University course: The Nation-State and the Rabbinut (2hrs)
  • DFI Seminar planning committee (va’ad) work (2hrs.) 

Tuesday

  • DFI Seminar planning committee (va’ad) work (2hrs)
  • Prepared class/materials for next philosophy study-group. (2hrs)
  • Arabic class (2hrs)
  • Lecture series at Beit Shlomo RE: Israeli novelists (2hrs) 

Wednesday

  • Extensive research project RE: Haredi women. Worked with academic/artistic mentors (interviews/still photography; prepared for a photo exhibit and a radio play that was performed at the end of the program year (DFI Presentation). (8hrs)
  • Yoga
  • DFI Seminar planning committee (va’ad) work (2 hrs) 

Thursday

  • Dorot Seminar Day (6-16hrs) 

Friday

  • Yoga
  • Shul hopping
  • Shabbat