Dana Kessler has written for Maariv, Haaretz, Yediot Aharonot, and other Israeli publications. She is based in Tel Aviv.
Chocolate Week begins in Israel, spotlighting dozens of artisan chocolatiers that have sprung up in the past few years
Right-wing artist’s snub sets off a firestorm about free speech and art
On an agricultural farm in the Negev, visitors learn how to plant their own vegetable gardens for Tu B’Shevat
I didn’t know about the holidays until my son came home from preschool wearing a cardboard Hanukkah candle on his head
Boutique olive-oil producers gain popularity in Israel, but cheap imported oil—often lower quality—threatens the fledgling industry
On a moshav in southern Israel, the women behind Matamey Cochin keep alive the flavors of an ancient Jewish community
Old family recipes—from Morocco, Iraq, or Poland—in a new context offer a new range of options for Israeli restaurants
Chinese food has long been a staple, but now Israeli restaurants offer dishes from Thailand, Japan, Vietnam, and India
The music mogul and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer talks about his faith in God, rockstar Kabbalah, and the soundtracks of life
Forget cheap hummus shops. Arabic cuisine is coming into its own in Israel, as fine dining for Arabs and Jews alike.
By Chloe Valdary — 'You do not have the right to invoke my people’s struggle for your shoddy purposes'By Myer Freimann — Militant group used child labor to construct underground network in GazaBy Staff Notes — And why reporters won't talk about it
Irving Finkel, an expert on ancient Mesopotamia, decodes a Babylonian tablet and traces its path to the Book of Genesis
How one shy, whistle-blowing intern in an Amsterdam archive uncovered a travesty that insulted a decimated community
Two economists argue that literacy, not laws forbidding land ownership, created a small, widely dispersed and highly skilled minority
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