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  • Finding Unexpected Joy in Turkey

    July 27, 2015 | 11:58 am

    I never expected to be able visit Turkey.

    Although everyone I knew that had been loved it, they all said how they thought it was too inaccessible for me. You see, I can't walk much because of my disabilities, and generally use a wheelchair scooter to get around if we don't have...

  • Turkey: Visiting the House of the Mother Mary

    June 24, 2015 | 11:08 am

    A place of peace, serenity, and hope. I felt all of these – and a gentle wash of kindness – as I ventured up the path toward the House of the Virgin Mary, or Mother Mary (Meryem Ana), located just a few miles away from the busyness of the ruins at Ephesus, Turkey. It was a hot day...

  • Next Year Jerusalem: The Journey of a Lifetime

    May 13, 2014 | 4:41 pm

    Next Year Jerusalem: The Journey of a Lifetime

    Can a group of elderly nursing home residents travel abroad? The answer is yes - with care and love and a lot of planning. Such is the case for 8 residents (ages 87-97) of the Jewish Home for the Elderly in Connecticut, who journey...

  • International Educator: Lisa Niver Rajna

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    March 4, 2012 | 8:11 pm

    Dr. Jessie Voights interviewed me for the Profiles in International Education Section on her site Wandering Educators.

    Here is the beginning of the Interview:

    Lisa Niver Rajna is our Geography Awareness Editor, a world traveler, and a science teacher in Los Angeles, California....