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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Diaries

Jerusalem Diaries Buy the book “Imagine if 1000 people from all over the world came to Israel immediately after each terrorist attack. Imagine what that would tell the world!”

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Bar Mitzvah

Elidan’s Bar Mitzvah: A Mixture of Syrian and Ashkenazi Ritual When the invitation arrived and the time stated 6:30, guests did a double take when they noticed the AM rather than the expected PM. But they’d

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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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rose

Fresh Roses Myron with the morning harvest of roses Roses grown in the Negev desert can now be delivered year-round, anywhere in the US. With eight varieties, some hybrids, and in

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Macrobiotic cooking

Macrobiotic Cooking with Leah Zinn in Ramat Beit Shemesh Macrobiotics is the art-science of health and longevity through awareness of the interactions between ourselves and the foods we eat, the lifestyles we choose to lead, and

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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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