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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…

I bring you the most ridiculous street name in all of Israel.  Seriously, can this be topped? I believe this is in Givat Massua in Jerusalem, right by the old Young Judaea hostel (the "new" old one.) HI-larious. If anyone's looking for me, I'll be laughing ha-ass off. Photo...

Shalom from a suburban Starbucks somewhere in North America.  As I wrote on FB and Twitter a bit ago, if aliens ever do invade Planet Earth, they should disguise their spaceship as a Starbucks. The United States will enter the mothership willingly.  Is there any...

Even though the Israeli tent protesters seem to be losing steam, let's not lose sight of their demands.  The people have spoken: "Ha'am! Doresh! Ho-fa-ot  Co-me-dy!" It's that time of year, my loyal readers.  Fall is close, signifying the start of a new Jewish year, the leaves changing colors,...

Thursday, August 25th Seems like it’s been a while….how about another blog entry from Ben-Gurion?  Ahh, nothing sparks my creative juices than sitting at the airport at 5 AM.  I love it every time.  I’m not even kidding. I’m flying to the States again for a vacation. ...

"This is why I have a blog, take II." I'm filming a video tomorrow for a Jewish organization and it's happening at the 90th minute as we say in Hebrew.  For the Americans out there, it's just after the two-minute warning and the home team has...

Just a couple of hours ago, as reported by the Guardian, "Southern Israel was hit by what appeared to be a series of attacks on Thursday as two vehicles were fired on near the Egyptian border and a group of soldiers were hit with heavy...