Monthly Archives: November 2017

Of the Book

One summer day in Jerusalem, I sat down at the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf on Yafo St. 34, laptop in hand, ready to put in some serious work on my book. But there was one little problem: I had…

Mazel & Mishagoss

Which of These 16 Potluck Party Personalities Are You? The holidays have officially descended upon us and that means the arrival of “The Potluck Party!” Whether it’s held at the office, school, or synagogue, you’ll likely encounter some variation of…

IDF reservists tell of their outreach to Arabs, Jews

By Donald H. Harrison Of course, Israeli Reserve soldiers Ilan and Iyyar can talk about war. Israelis grow up with the threat of it. After high school, young men and women alike are conscripted into the Army, where they learn…