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Jason Fredric Gilbert
Jul 16, 2018, 8:42 AM
The Watermelon War
The battle between married couples everywhere: who will pick a sweet, delicious watermelon and who will choose a dud?
Jul 15, 2018, 11:23 PM
Israel’s Agriculture Is Showing Good Growth
Israel’s geography is not naturally conducive for agriculture, with deserts taking up more than half of its land area, while its climate and lack of rainfall and water resources also not favorable of farming. On the other hand, roughly...
Sharona Margolin Halickman
Jul 12, 2018, 12:06 AM
Why should we specifically settle Israel?
In Parshat Masei (Bamidbar33:53) we are commanded: “Drive out the inhabitants of the land and settle in it, because I have given this land to you to possess.” Ramban (Nachmanides) believes that it is a positive commandment to dwell in...
Roger M. Kaye
Jul 4, 2018, 9:29 AM
In Great Britain Hypocrisy is Kosher
In a worrying development, UK poultry producers have told their government that 60 per cent of chicken processing plants could be out of operation within the next few days. There will be no more chicken for sale in England. I...
Tamar Friedman Wilson
Jun 28, 2018, 10:58 AM
Are food prices really going down in Israel?
With imports and local subsidies, Minister of Finance Kahlon aims to leave more in your pockets than chump change
Jun 28, 2018, 7:47 AM
The Jewel of Ben-Yehuda Street
I’m sipping my Cup O’ Joe coffee. Playing with a spoon that I don’t use. I take my coffee black and without sugar. I don’t drink it. I sip it. And the crowded kanyon (mega shopping mall) of hungry...
Sharona Margolin Halickman
Jun 27, 2018, 10:31 PM
Do justice, love kindness and walk humbly with God
In the Haftara for Parshat Balak (Micha 5:6-6:8), we read the prophecy of Micha which recalls some of the ways in which God protected B’nai Yisrael during the forty years that they spent in the wilderness. One of the...
Jun 18, 2018, 12:56 AM
New Ways To “Crunch” This Summer With Panko
And The Winner Is ..... Side Dishes Made With Panko Thanks to all my loyal followers, I learned new ways to use flavored panko crumbs. Thanks to Pereg for inspiring our contest and sending a variety of panko crumb packages...
Jun 14, 2018, 10:47 PM
Healthy living, the Torah way
Having undergone open heart surgery not too long ago, the subject of how to improve the quality of life by getting healthy and staying that way is never far from my mind. Here are some suggestions my physicians gave...
Jun 13, 2018, 3:44 PM
How crowded is too crowded for Israel?
The challenge of population growth needs a new solution: sustainability