The story of how I ended up in Israel

HOW DID I GET HERE? It has been a pretty crazy journey from growing up in California with relatively minimal Judaism to deciding to build a life in the world’s only Jewish country. SOME BASICS ON MY UPBRINGING: I grew up in Sacramento, California in a mixed family. One of my parents Jewish, the other Chinese, and both awesome, open, and loving. We celebrated Jewish and Christian holidays - Hanukkah and Passover, Christmas and Easter - all in a very secular way. We also celebrated Chinese New Year in a very American way. It wasn’t that uncommon to see mixed families in Sacramento, so I didn’t think that much of it. Ironically, I didn’t start to really learn much about Judaism or feel any stro

© 2020 Amy Albertson

  • Facebook - Grey Circle
  • Instagram - Grey Circle
  • Twitter - Grey Circle
  • Pinterest - Grey Circle
  • LinkedIn - Grey Circle