Places

Denim Strings

Where else in the world can you throw on your most comfortable jeans, grab a beer in the lobby, and let the world’s most talented musicians melt your heart with … More…

May 16th, 2013 Art, Center, Media

Six Feet Under with Herod the Great

A Jewish king with dubious origins and a penchant for building, Herod the Great’s mark on the Land of Israel is unquestionably the most distinct and unforgettable. His passion for … More…

February 21st, 2013 Places

You Say Tomato…

“It took a while for me to get comfortable,” commented Rabbi Jonathan Stein of Shaaray Tefila of Manhattan and current CCAR President, after his stint as a tomato farmer at … More…

December 3rd, 2012 Activities, Places, South

Montefiore’s Mill

It was an act of Jerusalem serendipity that restored the city’s Montefiore windmill this summer. Built in 1855  by Moses Montefiore, the English banker and philanthropist who financed the establishment … More…

October 23rd, 2012 Activities, Places

The Ein Kerem Eden

Picture yourself seated in a lush, green garden, shaded by grape vines heavy with ripening fruit. Your comfortable wicker chair is drawn up to a colorful tiled table, and there’s … More…

July 31st, 2012 Center, Places

Mixed Media

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Artistry is everywhere, but the Israeli landscape often feels particularly crowded with creative types, perhaps due to the political, cultural, religious and social noises that consistently drum at … More…

May 21st, 2012 Art, Media, Places

This land is our land

The month of April always brings Israelis out of their homes and roaming across the land, as Passover and then Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day — following in quick succession … More…

April 25th, 2012 Activities, Places, Travel

Old Jaffa is New

The ancient port city of Jaffa, just south of Tel Aviv’s bustle at then end of the pedestrian beach promenade, has been no stranger to the creep of gentrification, a … More…

November 30th, 2011 Center, Places, Shopping

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