To Ayelet Yakira Galena, z’l

Ayelet - Who are you, that I'm sitting here crying openly in public while reading the tragic news your parents just posted? I never met you, I never spoke to you, I never held you, but through you parents' amazing capacity for sharing and including all of us - thousands of people across the world,... Continue Reading →

Fifty-Two Frames: Eyes.

During this week's Fifty-Two Frames theme, I happened to take Bebe to the eye doctor for her first check. What I would have loved to capture was the pediatric eye doctor, who, if you can suspend disbelief for a second, was a Moroccan Colonel Sanders. He even mumbled with a sort of Southern bravado. Week... Continue Reading →

Israeli gan system, here we come.

Yowsa. Seven years from the month I made aliyah, I'm registering my first kid to 'gan trom trom chova' (compulsory kindergarten registration). The Israeli gan/school system baffles me. And I get the feeling it isn't going to get any clearer any soon. But fortunately, the education registration website experience was spectacular! Smooth form-filling, clear instructions,... Continue Reading →

Israel: Environmentally-encouraging?

Posted under a day ago, Israeli dude Evgeny Vainshtok Broitman shared a shameful scene he witnessed at יער הנשיא, a park off the 44 and 38, near Beit Shemesh. And while the crime is so disgusting, the fact that Evgeny decided to take the perpetrator up on it means there's hope. Apparently this guy proposed... Continue Reading →

Fifty-Two Frames: Reflections.

This week's photo inspired by our getaway last week. Which feels like a year ago, since I'm already sick, my kids aren't sleeping through the night, I have a ton of work on my plate, and well, it's raining a lot. Bla bla life is so hard when just last week we wined and dined... Continue Reading →

Mighty Morphin Silly Newspaper.

[This post is dedicated to my brothers. And terrible journalism]. Why this is an article in Ynet is beyond me. But, then again, there's Ynet for ya. The breaking news: This past summer, the popular Power Rangers have returned to Israeli television screens.   They've entered their 18th season, making it an intergenerational show, a... Continue Reading →

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