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
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The centenarian author formed an Orthodox congregation in his home in 1952. It thrives today.
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‘Macabre’ Führer-branded treats gain popularity in India
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‘Jewish mother that I am’ cites A.B. Yehoshua and Menachem Begin
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LeBron and co. sip bubbly with a ‘flicka da wrist’ in an ice bath
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Canary Mission turns the fight against hate into a secret witchhunt
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Seven thoughts on obscenity in honor of Carlin’s ‘Seven Words’
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The creator of ‘Marjorie Morningstar’ has a new memoir
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Lenny Bruce’s ‘obscene’ routines inspired Carlin whose views on the politics of language remain influential
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Logged 36 appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show with husband Jerry Stiller
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Dispatch from the 60th anniversary of the Bandung Conference, Indonesia, where the Jewish state is a pariah
The grim satire of the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ controversy, in context
Sociologist Pierre Birnbaum says it’s time Léon Blum—French Socialist, Zionist, wartime hero, and prime minister—got his due
On a new album, Italian singer Shulamit offers modern interpretations of haunting songs left by women in the Holocaust
Victor Rodack dreamed of visiting Israel. In 1967, he found an unusual way to make his dream a reality.