I failed miserably in my aborted attempt to bring my blog up to speed this week. Dozens of stories await to be told. January 2011 was my most difficult period in the IDF and without explaining why, little of what I have written over the last year and a half can really be understood. So stay tuned for a small flood of updates from this past month, to be posted to this space as time allows.
In Jewish folklore, 'Kefitzat Haderech,' the shortening of the way, is the ability to travel with unnatural speed, to be in one place and then suddenly appear in another.
Kefitzat Haderech is now the notes of a former grad student, no longer traveling across Asia as he prepares for life as an Israeli combat soldier. Insights on Garin Tzabar, Gibushim and the Israeli Army.