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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…

Well, my loyal readers, I come to you with a sad admission. I, Benji Lovitt, am a freier. I'm far from the first immigrant to discuss this concept but I may be one of the few to use the word to describe myself. For those...

The last week of the year…always a popular week to travel. In the States, a time to turn on your “out of office” and use your unusued vacation days. And in Israel, a time to welcome the flood of Americans who visit Israel on a...

My first Christmas in Israel (since moving here anyway). I celebrated the holiday by eating falafel for lunch. In my world, Christmas comes about twice a week with lots of chumus and extra pickles. Thank you, Santa! To any of my loyal readers...

What percentage of Jewish females would marry out of the faith if Justin Timberlake was their rabbi? We can dream, can't we? Or you can watch this Saturday Night Live instant classic, featuring Rabbi Timberlake two minutes and sixteen seconds in. One of the things that makes...

Forgive me, my loyal readers, for I have sinned. I haven't posted in too long (Katherine, oh, new and loyal reader and frequent commenter, will you ever forgive me???) I know you will when you discover that Mr. and Mrs. What War Zone...

Nothing better than a Seinfeld marathon, broadcast on Shabbat. The funniest show ever...