July 23, 2017

Bender takes year off college to travel to Israel

by Frida Valdés, Feature Editor Adam Bender, senior, will take a year off college to travel to Israel, where he will  participate in a youth leadership program and take classes to learn Hebrew. He will spend eight and a half months in Israel and will not come visit family and friends in the U.S.  for holidays. Additionally, he will meet 12 of his friends in Israel so he will not be “completely isolated,” and he plans on visiting parts Europe during his winter break, including England, France and Italy. “I think it’s (not coming back for holidays) gonna be tough…