Drinking in Jerusalem: A Love Story. No, a Tragedy. No, an Adventure.

Three distinctive bars in the Holy City showcase local ingredients and characters. Just don’t call the bartenders ‘mixologists.’

Chick Lit’s Jewish Mother

Starting with 1958’s The Best of Everything, Rona Jaffe’s complicated, trashy novels make ideal beach reads

Summer Heat

The protests in Israel these last two months were nothing short of a revolution. But can the political hope continue through the fall chill?

Pit Stop

For kids growing up in Israel in the 1970s and 1980s, before cable TV and video games, summer meant apricots and the apricot-pit game called gogoim, mindless child’s play with political overtones

Hot Town

A song of praise for summers spent staying put

Cry, the Beloved Country

A Torah portion chronicling a tragedy foretold

Cultural Learnings of America, Zion Square Edition

Drunk American kids visiting Israel discuss Obama, embarrassingly.

Summer Reading

Hear recommendations from Tony Kushner, Myla Goldberg, Gary Shteyngart, and others

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