Missing Harry

Missing Harry: A Film by Shira Lavy-Vittis Missing Harry, a documentary by filmmaker Shira Lavy-Vittis, is a 20 minute documentary film about the  life story of Lavy-Vittis’ maternal grandmother, Hannah Lefkowitz. Lefkowitz, a single mother in

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Sheep Cheese

Sheep Cheese Cousins… “Cheese is like a baby: he goes to sleep, so do you” – so says Giora Waisel, production manager of Kibbutz Nachshon Dairy.

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Desert Wine

Desert Wine Pruning grapevines When the prime minister makes a personal request, one usually tries to comply. So when David Ben Gurion went to Elisha Zurgil’s wedding in 1967,

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Desert Weavings

Desert Weavings Drive through the Bedouin city of Lakiya, turning left and right as the road winds up the rocky desert hill, until you reach a building with a green door. It

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Eggplant

Simply Eggplant An entire book devoted to eggplant! Is it possible? How can someone actually concoct so many good recipes with the eggplant as the main character?

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amichai

Poet Yehuda Amichai Buy the book The gentle and powerful poetry of Yehuda Amichai is known to a wide range of readers, and loved with unmatched intensity. One of the reasons

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GA Passover

GA Goes Shopping for Israel 300 job applicants for each advertised opening! According to an Israeli daily, Yediot Ahronot, Nov. 17, 2003, the economic recession is widely reflected in both the number of job applicants per

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Caesarea

Family Day in Caesarea Looking down from a Roman security post Arriving at Caesarea via land rather than sea was definitely the best option on a clear beautiful

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Missing Harry

Missing Harry: A Film by Shira Lavy-Vittis Missing Harry, a documentary by filmmaker Shira Lavy-Vittis, is a 20 minute documentary film about the  life story of Lavy-Vittis’ maternal grandmother, Hannah Lefkowitz. Lefkowitz, a single mother in

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Ode

Ode to a Friend Our cousin Marla came into our lives only two years ago when she arrived in Israel to study at the Pardes Institute of Jewish

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