Koala update: Ten months.

Koala is ten months old and both his life and mine are starting to fall into place. While Koala does not sleep through the night at this point, he does have a bedtime and he does collapse into it every night, for which I'm grateful. Having a routine is not one of my fortes, but... Continue Reading →

Israeli Innovation.

When I think of 'Israeli Innovation' here are some of the associations I make: micro chips water purification desert irrigation swallow-able pill-cameras Google, Intel, IBM R&D centers Uzis What I don't think of is... hair conditioner. I did pretty well though for 10 shekel. Product of the year!

Take your coffee with extra חחחחח.

You know you've been here a while when you get all the jokes at a Jerusalem Anglo comedy show. Presenting... HaHaפuch! Tonight was the group's opening night; you may have already heard it of it from such performances as Facebook and YouTube. How about a little description? Our comedy troupe provides the other side of Israeli life, the... Continue Reading →

Teaching tech, by Israelis.

Came across this post from TechCrunch and thought it was only fair to share, considering my thoughts on Israeli education a few days ago: Israel’s Time To Know Aims To Revolutionize The Classroom This is the story of Time To Know, an enigmatic Israeli startup that has somehow managed to remain under the radar of Israel’s... Continue Reading →

Thank you for not smoking. Seriously.

I work in the Israeli equivalent of a big, fancy office building. That basically means it was built to be big and fancy, but it's half empty and constantly under shiputzim (renovations). My daily exercise consists of taking the stairs as opposed to the elevator to get to my office, so the 'no smoking' signs stuck in the stairwells... Continue Reading →

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