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An Unlikely Friendship, Part 2 of 2

I was not only shocked.  My heart dropped to the pit of my stomach.  I would not accept this terrible news.  I could not.  Out of everyone, why Simon?   I wanted to help, but I was helpless.  

An Unlikely Friendship, Part 1 of 2

In 2011, my employer encouraged me to see beyond the present as I had been working and teaching in the same institution for several years.  That July, I applied to study at Tel Aviv University’s Sofaer International program.  I had two main hesitations.  First, I wasn’t sure if I would be accepted as a business degree is quite different from the degree I studied for my BA.  Second, I am a Palestinian; Tel Aviv is in Israel.