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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…

Israel is a war zone. Or that's what the rest of the world would have you believe, if you watch the news. Bullets flying, rockets falling, camels blowing up...

Did that get your attention? Security forces, rescue services to participate Tuesday in massive drill simulating conventional and unconventional terror attacks across country, in order to implement lessons learned from war in Lebanon. Siren to be sounded in south, center of Israel at 2 p.m. That should...

By now, you may have heard that Israel will be launching a professional baseball league this summer. But a FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION??? Bob Kraft, the owner of the New England Patriots (and active Jewish community leader), and former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue were recently in Israel...

In my ongoing effort to eat healthily (I should really detail this if I ever have time), I went to the shuk to buy ingredients for this salmon recipe. Let's hope no one in this country ever has to rely on wasabi to survive. It...

Purim 2007 (or 5767 to be accurate) has come and gone. A lot to say, no time right now (my internet is down and this beit cafe is closing soon.) Let's get it started with some pictures...

That's the jibberish I talk when I want to make fun of "my kids" and the fact that they live in, and cannot live without, a ridiculous world of technology. My 32 year-old mind cannot comprehend how these 18 year-olds come to Israel for 9...