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From the day he made aliyah, Benji has been one of the most popular English-speaking writers in Israel, first blogging about his experiences at WhatWarZone.com (RIP to that address). Ulpan, the job search, and just settling in, it’s all here…

Two years ago, the Jerusalem Post sent me to write a review for the Guns n' Roses show. I had so much fun that I waited two years to do it again. Thursday night, I had the pleasure of attending the Bon Jovi concert. I...

After 12+ years, my humor has definitely become more Israeli (if it hadn't, what kind of immigrant would I be?) Here's one of my favorite and most Israeli jokes that's probably best appreciated by those I call "people in the middle" (olim or Israelis who've...

If you know anything about me, you know that camp (and all my Young Judaea experiences) have brought me to where I am today. So I was thrilled to write some camp-related humor when approached by the Foundation of Jewish Camp, who have done wonders...

We're just hours away from Chanukah in Tel Aviv and winter is in the air. Ok, so autumn is in the air as my weather app tells me it's 71 degrees Fahrenheit. It seems like just weeks ago, we were in the high 70s...

Better late than never, right? My latest from Dallas Jewish Monthly. Shana tova! Throw the honey cake in the oven and wax down your shofar. The new year is just around the corner but you won’t need party hats or noisemakers. This is Rosh Hashanah, the...

My latest blog post from the Times of Israel. 10. Instead of the Dolby theater, ceremony held at kibbutz on the way to Ashdod 9. Attendees wear their fancy jeans without the holes 8. Long speeches interrupted by Galgalatz Read the rest here...