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Sep 18, 2018, 4:01 PM
A surprise visit to Shibli’s Bedouin Heritage Center
SHIBLI, Israel — For years, the obscure Bedouin village of Shibli, nestled at the foot of Mount Tabor in Israel’s Lower Galilee, has intrigued me. The reason is simple: it always reminded me of my longtime friend and colleague, Victor...
Sep 18, 2018, 3:29 PM
Travel, Tech and Israel Experience
When capturing Israel experiences it is critical to have the right tools. In this age, our mobile devices are the way we share, connect and tell stories. Recently, Israeli actress Gal Gadot became the spokeswoman for Huawei. Huawei’s market...
Sep 17, 2018, 6:00 PM
Listen up, my fellow Jews. Before you plan your next vacation, don’t you think it only makes sense to avoid those countries that are unfriendly or downright hostile to Jews (oftentimes carefully hidden behind a pretense of being anti-Israel...
Sep 17, 2018, 5:17 PM
Israel and the Visa Waiver Program
In March of this year, the U.S. Embassy announced that some Israelis would be able to renew their visas without having to go through the interview process with a consular or embassy official. The new rule applies to Israelis...
Sep 14, 2018, 5:24 PM
Central America throws a party as Israel ties warm up
As Jews usher in the year 5779 and Central Americans mark the 197th anniversary of their independence from Spain, there’s plenty to celebrate about Israel’s relationship with the region. In late 2015, Panama signed a free-trade agreement with the Jewish state...
Judith Colp Rubin
Sep 14, 2018, 1:58 PM
The stranger on the couch
If we let people crash at our home, would that make us kind or foolish?
Sep 7, 2018, 10:24 AM
Traveling in Israel and Keeping in Touch with Loved Ones
Israel may be a small country, but there’s no shortage of things to see and do. Modern travelers expect to be able to share their experiences with their loved ones back home, whether it’s over a phone call or...
Sep 5, 2018, 11:08 PM
Uman for Rosh Hashanah – Not on my tab, please
There are only 2 reasons that other people's Rosh Hashanah plans are any of my business
Sep 4, 2018, 10:09 PM
PHOTO ESSAY: The world through the eyes of children
A story of hope and resilience and innocence reclaimed
Sep 2, 2018, 9:15 AM
Bangkok’s ASEAN Center is an Asian cultural delight
Note: This is the last of three articles about my recent press trip to Thailand, which was organized and financed by the Royal Thai Embassy in Washington. BANGKOK — A museum showcasing a trade bloc may seem boring, but Bangkok’s...