An Israeli New Year’s

The secular year of 2010 ended exactly two weeks ago. Although we wish each other Shana Tova at Rosh Hashanah in the fall, more and more Israelis celebrate New Year on January 1. This relatively new trend is a result of one million immigrants from the former Soviet Union, who are used to celebrating this […]

A View from Jerusalem

Israel is a wonderful country, and Israelis are usually happy people. On most days, things are going well. However, every once in a while we get slapped with some sort of crisis that reminds us that we live in a dangerous neighborhood. We are used to military operations and terror attacks, and consider them part […]