About Mark Sussman

Mark Sussman is a teacher and Ph.D. student living in New York. He blogs at www.marksussman.org

Birthright, Part II

By February 23, 2009

As the Birthright trip to Israel rolls on, it becomes apparent that our days and nights are not days and nights at all. Time is marked by a series of repetitions, little rituals embedded in bus rides and conversations that … Read More


By February 16, 2009

Note: This piece and its companion, to be published next week, were written from notes taken while on a Birthright trip that spanned the end of December, 2008 and the beginning of January, 2009. Though written in the present tense, … Read More