Tzur Hadassah: The Q&A breakdown.

I suppose there isn't much info out there on the webs about Tzur Hadassah, because every once in a while I'll get an email from someone asking about moving there. I'm more than happy to share my responses so that everyone can benefit. If you have any other questions, leave a comment. Here's my latest... Continue Reading →

Fun with pretzels!

I love this: The generic Supersol brand wants you to know all about the awesome fun you can have with pretzel rings. It explains that "pretzel rings are the most fun way to eat from your hands!" "Do you want an idea of how to truly enjoy pretzel rings? Please: put on the rings (and... Continue Reading →

What exactly is a 'happy' Memorial Day?

Can a Memorial Day be happy? Isn't the essence of the concept to reflect, to introspect, to national-spect? I find that with national-specting comes a bit of shame, a dash of pride and a whole lotta tears either way. To some, Israeli and American Memorial Days might be categorized as fraternal twins, if related at... Continue Reading →

A lesson from newborns and Coney Island.

Today was the most bizarre day I've experienced in a really long time. The same day consisted of me holding the newborn boy of a girl I consider a cousin as well as punching myself in the face on Coney Island's Cyclone. This pseudo cousin gave birth to her first child deep into Saturday night.... Continue Reading →

Remembering Israel at 50.

With all the Israel at 60 talk going on, I can't for the life of me remember the Israel at 50 celebrations, which I would imagine were a bigger deal, as the Jubilee number as well as the generally accepted major number in counting anniversaries. I wasn't yet in Israel at that point, so maybe... Continue Reading →

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