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It’s finals season for college students, a time of year that still makes me shudder remembering flashcard piles and quickly approaching essay deadlines. I also get nostalgic thinking about free snacks, the search for the perfect study spot and the hush that fell over campus.
I’m no longer a student, but writing an article on deadline sure feels like taking a final sometimes. I was asked Wednesday to put together an overview on Jerusalem, which inspired the same sort of panic as if I had missed class all semester. The last two days were a blur of research, coffee, phone calls and writing. Luckily, I survived, and my reward is winter break … err, well, a weekend off at least!
FRESH OFF THE PRESS FROM ME
TOP RELIGION READS
The vanishing values voters, The Atlantic
3 weddings, 4 dozen rabbis and 1,400 cupcakes, The New York Times
JUST FOR FUN
I went viral on Twitter this week thanks to a wacky bumper sticker my fiancé spotted in a parking lot. Now that J.K. Rowling has retweeted me, I can tell people we’re friends, right?