13 Feb, 2015

Off the Beaten Path in Israel: Zohar Stronghold

February 13th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , |

The cold is getting to me (Chicago's high is 17F today), so it's time for memories of warmer days and an entirely different landscape than winter's bleak outside. I haven't [...]

28 Dec, 2014

Sunday Sentence

December 28th, 2014|Tags: , |

I just arrived in Jerusalem, and while I don't have much time to blog, I wanted to share a #SundaySentence from this brilliant book I've been reading since my arrival in Israel: [...]

13 Nov, 2014

When Past and Present Evil Collide

November 13th, 2014|Tags: , |

Dalya Lemkus - May soon her family be able to look at her picture without crying. Sometimes all I can do to come to grips with a terrible event is to write [...]

25 Sep, 2014

Wandering the Streets of Akko

September 25th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

Today is Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, so I thought I'd share another glimpse of Israel, from a day trip my daughter and I took to Akko in July. [...]

25 Aug, 2014

Tel Aviv Street Scenes

August 25th, 2014|Tags: , , |

Since I'm still preoccupied with my daughter being in Israel, I thought I'd share some of my photos taken while walking around or sitting in cafés in Tel Aviv, providing [...]

21 Aug, 2014

Tel Aviv Bauhaus

August 21st, 2014|Tags: , |

Tel Aviv is on my mind right now as my daughter is enlisting in the Israeli Defense Forces today. When this post appears, she is already in her uniform. I've [...]

29 Jul, 2014

Tel Aviv Journal: Life with Air Raids

July 29th, 2014|Tags: |

 My super short video of air raid sirens in Tel Aviv on July 12, 2014 I've been home in Chicago now for a while but I kept a journal [...]

10 Jul, 2014

Sirens over Tel Aviv

July 10th, 2014|Tags: , |

This is the Tel Aviv building where we are currently staying on the top floor - the penthouse is set back so you can't see it from the street, plus it's rather [...]

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