Dana Kessler has written for Maariv, Haaretz, Yediot Aharonot, and other Israeli publications. She is based in Tel Aviv.
After years behind bars, addicted to drugs, he’s now one of Jerusalem’s top chefs—with a new restaurant set to open
Israelis love Avi Bitter’s melodramatic music and underground films. Now they can meet him while they try his recipes.
After more than 75 years in business, the Lublinsky family opens a new flagship store to replace its iconic Tel Aviv knife shop
A new restaurant, a cookbook, and a revived market point to the growing popularity of Balkan food, which has a long history here
An Israeli company works with a Palestinian factory to create salt infused with flavors like rosemary, jalapeño, or red wine
A lecture series in Jerusalem cooks up recipes based on the work of Meir Shalev, Chaim Nachman Bialik, and others
By James Kirchick — Muslim > gay, black > female, and everybody > the JewsBy Abigail Pogrebin —
An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being JewishBy Stephanie Butnick —
Tells Europe 1 interviewer 'anti-Semitism is at an all-time high'
What’s gained and lost in ‘cultural identity’ and religion when families decide to adopt across race lines
Pop star shares emotional message from the former concentration camp
Matthew Fishbane accompanied a group of would-be Jews as they made aliyah from rural India, led by an unlikely activist
Israel Story, Episode 6: No valentines, just a fatwa, a shidduch, some tears, and some laughter