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Oct 1, 2023, 1:58 PM
Shabbat 39th: Not the Summer of Avia
Last night, during the 39th Shabbat of the protest against the judicial overhaul, I experienced a moment of panic. At 7 p.m., I arrived at Habima Square to take part in the march of the grassroots movements to Kaplan....
Sep 29, 2023, 3:45 PM
Tel Aviv won’t change nor should it
Israelis are being pulled in two dramatically different directions, one devoutly Orthodox and the other passionately secular
Sep 27, 2023, 10:18 PM
A Review of a Restaurant You Can Never Visit
Igra Rama 20-not early enough--20-too soon Cause of Death: Suicide Some years ago I had done some work in SE Asia, in which capacity I became acquainted with the fine and amiable employees of the Israeli embassy stationed in that region. The...
Sep 27, 2023, 12:33 AM
There was magic too: Yom Kippur, Tel Aviv, 5784
In Habima Square, hundreds joined a hastily organized Ne’ila prayer service with no divisions, just astonishment
Sep 26, 2023, 5:32 PM
Tears in Tel Aviv on Yom Kippur
Yom Kippur at Tribe Tel Aviv we found ourselves in the center of the turmoil that has been embroiling the country. It played out on the streets of Tel Aviv. Our plan was to run Yom Kippur services outdoors as...
Sep 20, 2023, 5:49 PM
How Tal Brody helped put Israel on the map
Tal Brody recently celebrated his 80th birthday. Brody helped snap the country out of its deep funk following the 1973 Yom Kippur War. He was captain of the Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team that captured the 1977 European championship,...
Sep 8, 2023, 1:15 PM
Tel Aviv as Israel’s Cultural Capital After Dark
Don’t you know that when the sun sets over the Mediterranean, you can see the streets of Tel Aviv come to life in a kaleidoscope of lights, sounds, and experiences that captivate the senses? Being Israel’s cultural capital, Tel...
Kally Rubin Kislowicz
Sep 3, 2023, 5:10 PM
The Amazing Race partner
I'd choose my husband for the contest too: He's strong, clear-headed, focused, and good-natured. But will he remember the snacks?
Rachel Golda Bernstein
Aug 24, 2023, 2:47 PM
Transport yourself to London with Matilda
Transport yourself for a night, not just into the classic tale of a heroic little girl, but straight into London’s West End. The stage is set identically to the original spectacular. The props, the music, and best of all,...
Aug 23, 2023, 6:15 PM
Don’t protest Tel Aviv’s new light rail
That’s right, I said it. When an otherwise incompetent, xenophobic, and even, in my view, annoying government accidentally succeeds in doing something positive, we should celebrate, not pretend to hate it. I’m aware that most of the protests were aimed at...