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Apr 6, 2016, 7:09 PM
The real Lex Luthor
In a world that conflates progress and sabotage, earnest, do-gooding heroes still lead the charge to fight evil
Oct 14, 2015, 5:21 PM
The Agile NanoTerrorism of 2016
If East Jerusalem's entrepreneurial terrorists had hired me to write their company homepage I'd do it like this: We believe that everyone is a victim, and everything is a weapon. Our extremely portable and agile nano-terrorism harnesses a robust regional...
Apr 15, 2015, 11:23 PM
Israeli Tax Season: This Week
Israeli Journalist Tsur Ehrlich published a poem in Makor Rishon two years ago that moved me enough to translate it last year. The Hebrew appears as an image below my adaptation. I have Ehrlich's permission to post. Israeli Tax Season One Week in...
Apr 12, 2015, 10:33 PM
Freedom and Guilt: A Celebration
This evening in Israel, large segments of the population aged 25-55 are getting ready to celebrate the Festival of Freedom, Productivity, and Guilt. This festival is marked twice annually; once on September 1st, and once now, the day after...
Jul 25, 2014, 4:18 AM
You know the world has gone crazy when I am compared to Barack Obama re: Mandela SelfieGate. Really Australia? I’m much more of a Clinton girl. I was completely surprised to discover earlier today that our Bomb Shelter Selfie Facebook...
Jul 10, 2014, 10:42 PM
Drunk Texts from a Shelter
Ahalan Hamas - …and Shukran for the rockets. So many! Just for us! After the deep national trauma you caused by murdering our three boys whom you "may or may not have kidnapped," this new gift of explosive adrenaline has...
Jul 7, 2014, 1:47 PM
Jagger strutted through TLV and tweeted through Jerusalem a month ago. It was only a month ago. For five minutes, we were Europe: a kind of messed up Western place with Eastern tensions; no built-in closets; pretty, skinny people...
Jun 25, 2014, 9:58 AM
Things we tell ourselves so we can sleep
The kidnapping of the 3 teens raises profound questions for parents raising their children in Israel by choice
Apr 27, 2014, 12:30 AM
Yom Ha’Shoah: How My Grandmother (and her descendants) Defeated Auschwitz
Yom Ha'Shoa is the day I most miss my grandma, Esther Klein, a survivor who did much more than survive. She taught me about living with complexity, dignity, joy, and strength. The following is an excerpt from my eulogy...
Apr 16, 2014, 10:14 PM
Calm Sunday and Good Enough Friday
Once we were slaves. Then there were miracles and revelations, a reluctant leader, and, as in any good coming of age story, a long road trip. We subsequently became a nation, complained a tremendous amount, inherited a beautiful homeland and...
Sara K. Eisen is a veteran journalist, creative director, and content consultant, but hates the word veteran because it = old. Start-up addict and enabler. Serving her People on the Senior Management team of a large Israel-based non-profit.