by Elan Karoll 

What is it like to study abroad in Israel? Five University of Illinois students who have spent a semester learning in Israel share their stories and some advice for those considering study abroad.

Danah Kirsh explains how to get used to a totally new culture.
Hannah Cohen talks about how her experience made her more independent.
Elana Blinder had a meaningful year that helped her decide a career path.
Gal Shoffet reconnected with his family and his homeland when studying abroad.
Alli Schwartz shares funny and interesting “uniquely Israel” stories.

The University of Illinois offers two study abroad options in Israel. To learn more about these great opportunities, see the links below, or contact the Illinois Abroad Office (217-333-6322).

Learn about studying abroad at: Tel Aviv University.
Learn about studying abroad at: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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