Saturday sight: Armenian quarter

Saturday sight: Armenian quarter
This was a Saturday night in Israel earlier this year. We were having dinner in a restaurant within the Armenian quarter in Jerusalem. (The quarters are Muslim, Jewish, Christian & Armenian – the peoples first to adopt Christianity.)  While unsettling at first, you do become desensitized to the rifles because they’re everywhere. And ironically we ...

Québec’s curriculum change heartbreaking

Québec’s curriculum change heartbreaking
When chatting with a younger cousin from Québec last fall, one thing that really stood out in my sister’s mind and my own was how we had such similar paths. Our cousin had even applied in the same exchange program I had applied for in high school, one where Québec students get paired up with someone ...