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Why, you might ask, did I choose to write a story about tatt...
Photo: Sara Bertisch

Covid-19 has rendered many people irrelevant, their skills a...
Amazon.com, 333 pages. Print and Kindle editions.

The True Adventures of Gidon Lev. Rascal. Holocaust Survivor...

Filming "Moses the Lawgiver"  Imagine a British-Italian...

Rami Bar-Niv in Crete, 2017

Rami and Andi Bar-Niv in Rome, 2017

Caricature of Rami Bar-Niv by Yoel Buchwald

Blood, Sweat, and Tours: Notes from the Diary of a Concert P...

Journey Between Bookstores  Translated from the Hebrew ...
A British sextant used for navigation Credit:Eyal Amir/MadaTech)

Early telescopes in a display cabinet in the View of Science room (Credit: Eyal Amir/ MadaTech)

Swedish donor Harry Pommert (left) and his wife Eva with MadaTech officials at the opening ceremony in 2013 (Credit: Eyal Amir/MadaTech)

A remarkable collection of scientific antique instruments at...



Photos by Aline Frisch, Tel Aviv Like any pivotal moment, I ...
Illustration: Denis Shifrin

In a rocking chair at the window she was left alone tired un...

I listened to an interesting discussion with Yuval Noah Hara...
What a beast . . . the Bucyrus TD9 Tractor-Bulldozer

 Some folks collect coins, stamps, matchboxes, postcard...
Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Oh, to float in that deep hot oily bath, Perfumed candle, Gl...
Israel’s iconic and legendary singer Naomi Shemer who died 16 years ago (Photo: Wikipedia)

Singer-songwriter David Ben Reuven ... composed a moving tribute to Naomi Shemer

On June 26th 2020 Israel marked the 16th anniversary of the ...

The cover of ‘The Tractor in the Sandbox’ by Meir Shalev which has illlustrations by Yossi Abulafia

 Tractors have always been a symbol of the return of th...

The trials and tribulations of getting published It is often...

"Wouldn't you like them? Please take them." I had opened the...





Sometime back in the late 70's, in Herzliya, a group of youn...
Illustration: Denis Shifrin

Tomorrow There is always a tomorrow After that last sorrow A...

They Left it All Behindby Hannah HahnPaperback. 269 pag...
Synagogue pillars used as a defensive wall

Steps to the mikvah at Magdala

Menorah on Magdala Stone


The short paperback Jewish Magdala: The Pompei of Galilee wa...