All posts by ck

  • 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...

  • Iran: Kim Kardashian is a Secret Agent

    James Bond’s classic weapon was a Walther PPK. The KGB dispatched its enemies with a 9mm Makarov. The Mossad’s weapon of choice is a Beretta...

  • Israeli Chocolate Soufflé

    What makes this Chocolate Soufflé particularly Israeli? Because it was made in the state-of-the-art culinary facilities at the Eilat campus of Ben Gurion University for...

  • Israel Remembrance Day 2016

    Officially known as “The Day of Remembrance for the Fallen Soldiers of Israel and Victims of Terrorism,” Yom Hazikaron is Israel’s official remembrance day. Traditionally...

  • Israeli Halva Maple Semolina Cake

    We visited the state-of-the-art Culinary School at Ben Gurion University’s Eilat campus where the staff and students helped us create this delicious, ready to make...

  • Holocaust Memorial Day 2016, Jerusalem

    Holocaust Memorial Day began last night at sunset. Pretty much everything shuts down – bars, restaurants, shops etc. Television programming is all Holocaust and Shoah-related...