The Israeli version of paddleball evokes a polarized “love/hate” reaction.
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With 12 days to go, an infection of the appendix sidelines swimmer’s London bid.
I just came across Ori at the Beach, a picture book available in Hebrew/English and Hebrew/French. The simple and colorful board book written by Delphine Woda and illustrated by Daniel Deroo shows an Israeli boy playing in the sand. On …
Tel Aviv is the talk of the blogosphere this week, following CBS reporter Bob Simon’s declaration that the White City is “the” place to be. The segment on 60 Minutes fielded thousands of “likes” – and numerous criticisms – for …
Two soldiers died tragically yesterday in what would seem to have been preventable accidents. The incident that grabbed the top headlines was at Mount Herzl where a lighting rig fell during practice for the next week’s Independence Day ceremony, crushing …
We were all ready for snow in Jerusalem a couple of weeks back, but there was none in the end. Now snow is back in the weather for Friday, and I’ve already seen a few flurries today. But, after a …
Indiana Jones famously didn’t like snakes. Neither, apparently, did a one-year-old baby in Israel: he bit off its head and killed it. The kid is Imad Gadir from Shfaram. At some point in the early hours of the morning, little …
In my last post, I wrote about how I managed to get an MRI done in a hurry by arranging it in Beer Sheva, rather than Jerusalem where I live. The trip was a schlep, but the best part of …
Israel’s new Tishbi tasting center combines wine and gourmet imported French chocolate.