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A JKatz Update.

Okay, I really don’t know how to start this update. So, I’m taking own advice and just starting. Here I am (re)starting a blog – maybe it’s not a blog, a travel diary(?), whatever it is, consider this an update to my life. The Big News. I am currently prepping for an amazing opportunity that fell into my email box. After applying, I was selected as JDC’s 2019 Ralph I. Goldman Fellow. It’s honestly very humbling and very unreal. The Fellowship is a huge honor, and I was chosen amongst a cohort of really impressive international finalists. Many people have asked me to share my journey, and I want to - so consider this the “intro”. Follow along if you desire! Here are answers to a lot of ques


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