All posts by ck

  • BuzzFeed Fake Israeli Culinary News?

    No, of course not. There’s a difference between so-called “Fake News” and just plain old ignorant nonsense. Let me explain. There’s a new food-porn article...

  • Netanyahu, Trump and Walls

    Recently Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu released the following Tweet lending support to US President Donald Trump’s plan to build a wall across the US/Mexican...

  • Israel Off the Beaten Path: Mahane Yehuda

    Join us as we visit epic sites in Israel that are a little off the beaten path! Mahane Yehuda Market, Jerusalem We begin this journey...

  • Make Moroccan Sfinj Donuts for Hanukkah. Or any time!

    This Hanukkah, free yourself from the oppressive sufganiya/latke dichotomy and try a Moroccan Sfinj instead! Vegan friendly, easy to make and absolutely delicious! For the...

  • Burger King Donut Burger: This Week in Donut News

    As Hanukkah rapidly approaches, the nation both consumes donuts and is consumed by donut madness. How else does one explain the SufganiKing donut burger from...

  • Israeli Dog Sledder? Make it happen!

    I met Erik Claster at the Beer Bazaar in Jerusalem’s Mahane Yehuda Market. It was just past 11 am and he was already drinking a...

  • How did Trump do with the Jews? Not so good.

    Apparently, not so good. According to 2016 presidential exit polling conducted by Pew research, only 24% of Jewish voters voted for Trump while 71% voted...

  • 1st Annual MassChallenge Jerusalem Awards

    Eight years ago, I would take client meetings at the Shuk and people thought it was funny. For me it was a matter of convenience....

  • People in Israel tell the US: Clinton? Or Trump?

    Today is election day in the United States and people across the country will participate in what has been one of the most contentious elections...

  • Manufacturing Innovation: Birthright Excel Ventures

    The basics are pretty straightforward. Birthright Israel Excel is a fellowship program founded in 2010 that begins with a business internship in Israel. Wanting to...

  • 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...