Explore the pages above to learn about my college and graduate school journey of how and why I got to where I am today. The Sarah Ba'Aretz page is a blog from my year in Jerusalem, Israel, the first of three years at Hebrew Union College working on my Masters degree in Jewish Education. The PLA page contains essays and reflection from the Presidential Leadership Academy website I maintained during my time at Penn State. The PLA blog is the blog I kept during the same time. Rabbi Hillel's quotation at the top of the page is one that I try to live by everyday. Please explore and enjoy!