All posts by ck

  • 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...

  • 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...