My account of a week spent in Poland, remembering Jewish life and reconciling a tortured past.
The sun was shining, the birds were chirping, and a bus load of sleepy Heller High students were Jerusalem bound amidst the rush hour traffic. After heading up seven flights of stairs, a feat some said was comparable to climbing Masada in our out-of-shape state, we all sat down before a representative of OrCam Myeye.… Continue reading Past & Future Jerusalem Intertwine in Nachlaot
There is no way to avoid walking on a packed sidewalk dodging moms pushing strollers, fellow tourists, and Israelis charging past all the hustle and bustle, if you want to make it inside the Shuk. Once inside, you will find the epitome of constant chaos: pushing, shoving, elbowing, shouting, bargaining, and snacking on whatever is… Continue reading Mahane Yehuda Market
Think about it. Where are you at this moment in time? It seems like an irrelevant, obvious question to ask, but in reality it is probably one of the most important questions to ask yourself. We all get so caught up in the future, and the past, or whatever else that we miss the… Continue reading Where Are You Now?
Dingy lighting, old-dirt encrusted tiling, and maybe a bright red shopping basket or two is what you are greeted with in the entrance. Upon taking a few steps to the left, you become well-acquainted with the gist of the rest of the store: you know, your average convenience store— with an Israeli twist. When you… Continue reading Markolit: a Microcosm of Israeli Food
The past couple of months, I have hit a turning point in my life. The sort of experience I have had is something many people can resonate with--I truly hope it does.
What it is like to work in the best restaurant in the world