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Jerusalem: Tales of Abraham, the Prophet Muhammad, Jesus, King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba

Bob Schulman | Posted 05.17.2015 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Wandering around the narrow, labyrinthine lanes of Jerusalem's Old City, past wall-to-wall shops selling everything from exquisite rugs to knock-off watches to world-class tchotchkes, it's easy to imagine what this spot must have looked like thousands of years ago.

Best of Venice: With Tsili Amos Gitai Explains Survival in a Desperate Universe

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.13.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Among the greatest of teachers, I personally hold Amos Gitai in a top position. His work -- such as his latest masterpiece Tsili -- is insightful, groundbreaking, thought-provoking, strong, full of emotions and always entertaining. The best example of cinema with a conscience.

Archeologists Mystfied By Elephant Mosaics In Ancient Synagogue

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.09.2014 | Religion

There are many amazing characters and creatures described in the Hebrew Bible, but elephants are not among them. Imagine the surprise of a team of ...

The Dumbest Online Dating Profiles I Never Saw

John Blumenthal | Posted 11.17.2013 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

Hey handsome! If you friend me, I'll friend you! I'm looking for a guy who "likes" Facebook as much as I do.

NASA Touches Down In Galilee For Mid-East Peace

Diana Bletter | Posted 03.31.2013 | Religion
Diana Bletter

The head administrator of NASA made a surprise landing on Jan. 28 in an unusual place to promote the farfetched idea of bringing the Jewish and Arab communities of Israel together -- through research into outer space.

Ben Quayle Campaign Denies Role In Naked Swimming Fiasco

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics

The campaign of Rep. Ben Quayle (R-Ariz.) on Monday denied an earlier report that he had been involved in a controversial incident in which House Repu...

Jerusalem Journal

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Liz Neumark


Basic Necessities

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Neumark

I have just traveled half way around the world for a 3½-day visit with my sister and her family. And though I long to travel to all the places betwe...

Racism, Israeli Style

Ruth Sinai | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ruth Sinai

The biblical injunction of not doing unto others what you would not have done to you is buried under Israel's complex struggle for existence in a hostile environment and an innate need to perpetuate its status as the victim it once was, a need that blinds it to the suffering of others.