By Daniel MacIsaac
KIEV, Ukraine, April 22 (JTA) — For Alyssa Blank, leading her first Passover seder is daunting, and doing so halfway around the world in the Ukraine is even more so.
But is that a bad thing? Not according to the 20-year-old native of Montreal who recently traveled to Ukraine to participate in the annual Hillel Passover outreach project.
"The experience is intimidating in that it's entirely different from my life in Montreal," Blank said. "But, of course, anything that's different is going to be somewhat intimidating or nerve-wracking, and that's also part of learning and growing."
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