Once Upon a Busy Place in Baka

Bagel Bite is a restaurant in Baka, a neighborhood that used to be home to a few thousand Arabs. Today, it’s a blossoming district of Jerusalem neighboring Talpiot and the…

Duality in Israeli Society

You’ll find just about anything and anyone you’re looking for in Israel from criminals and drug-dealers to Rabbis immersed in a life of giving and good deeds and scientists trying…

A Few Words on a Sucker State

By: Evgeny Sanatovsky (translated from Russian by me) An impartial opinion on pro-peace activism in the Middle East from an impartial bystander as it unfolds—not only of the past two…

A Day in the Muslim Quarter

A Day in the Muslim Quarter

I recently had an opportunity to take a walk in the Muslim Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. Before going there, I’d always been a little apprehensive about showing…

Top 5 Blogs I Follow

Here’s a list of the top 5 blogs I’ve been following lately. Please link to these as well! 1. http://muqata.blogspot.co.il/ (Jameel) 2. http://arielzellman.wordpress.com/ (can’t mistake this one…Ariel Zellman) 3. http://samsonblinded.org/blog/ (Obadiah) 4. http://lovephilosopher.blogspot.co.il/ (Lev…