All posts by ck

  • Jerusalem Moments

    Life in Jerusalem can often be defined as a series of disjointed moments, some sacred some profane, some banal and others beautiful. Here are some...

  • Philip Roth’s #Indignation Movie Contest

    Above is the trailer to “Indignation” a film adaptation of a novel by Philip Roth. The movie is set in 1951, as Marcus Messner (Logan...

  • Dough: A Movie for our times?

    The “odd couple” is a tried and true formula when crafting a compelling story. In that vein, “Dough,” through a series of unfortunate events, pairs...

  • Pokémon Dog on Islamic Run Holy Site in Jerusalem

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock these last few weeks, you cannot help but notice the massive success of a new game called Pokémon...

  • Israeli Sushi Burrito: Full Kosher Recipe

    The Sushi Burrito, a product of California’s incessant imagination, is well on its way to becoming an international food sensation. There are establishments selling Sushi...

  • Solomon’s latest: Jacob Wrestling Angel – Downtown Jerusalem

    If you’ve been to Jerusalem’s Mahane Yehuda Market (the Shuk) lately, you can’t help but notice all the colorful graffiti decorating the all the shutters....

  • Jerusalem Pride 2016

    An estimated 25,000 people participated in this year’s Jerusalem Pride parade. Last year’s parade was marred by the stabbing death of 16-year-old Shira Banki at...

  • Yes. Casey Neistat is a Super Jew.

    Casey Neistat is Jewish. So is his wife. So is his daughter. But first, some background. Folks who work for the Jewish community are always...

  • ISIS Pride and Omar Mateen

    My dear friend Pierre recently wrote about Omar Mateen “The Orlando killer Was a closet gay and had a problem with alcohol. That bring the...

  • Die Antwoord to BDS: “Fuck You!”

    Last night was pretty brutal. Just after 9 pm, two Palestinian gunmen opened fire at diners in the Max Brenner restaurant at Tel Aviv’s trendy...

  • Jewlicious Eats: Authentic Shakshuka Recipe

    Shakshuka is a beloved and popular dish served all over Israel. Originating in North Africa, it was brought over by Mizrachi Jews in the 50s....

  • Shavuot Recipe: Cherry Lychee Cheesecake Brownies

    What’s with all the cheese on Shavuot thing? Shavuot is the holiday that commemorates “Zman Matan Torah” – the time when the Jews received the...

  • Tel Aviv Pride 2016

    Pride Week in Tel Aviv began on May 29 and continues till June 4 this year. Chock full of fun events, of which the annual...

  • Jewlicious and Westboro Baptist Church: The Jewish Angle

    The story of how a twitter exchange between Megan Phelps Roper and, well… me, helped Megan and her sister Grace leave their hateful Church, has...

  • You’ve never seen Jerusalem like this

    We’ve seen Jerusalem depicted so many different ways over the centuries, in paintings and mosaics, in songs, in poetry, in photography, in films, you name...