Daniella Cheslow is a Tel Aviv-based journalist. She hosts a weekly radio show about food called The Tel Aviv Table.
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Polish Cuisine Sweeps Israel

Popular food festival proves Poland offers more than just cabbage and carp

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A Father’s Legacy: Arthur Chaskalson Defended Mandela. Percy Yutar Put Him In Jail.

And now their sons live in the shadow of the great South African leader, who died one year ago today

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Trauma Lingers for East Jerusalem Family

Uncle of Muhammad Abu Khdeir still reeling from identifying teen’s body

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A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the West Bank

How the culture of shared rides around Israeli settlements breeds a sense of community, and a delusion of safety

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The Jewish History of Pick Salami, Hungary’s Most Iconic Pork Product

Mark Pick may not have eaten the meat that bears his name, but he built a grand synagogue with the profits

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Warsaw Gets Its Chickpea Fix With Hummus Bar

Israeli couple opens city’s first hummus restaurant in former Jewish ghetto

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Israelis Develop a Taste for Georgian Cuisine—and Put a New Spin on It

Immigrants from the former Soviet republic brought their recipes to Israel, where chefs and TV shows have made them popular

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Israel’s First Whisky Distillery Opens in Tel Aviv

Milk and Honey Distillery to produce an Israeli single malt whisky

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Israeli Businesses, Fearing Pinch of Boycotts and Sanctions, Push Netanyahu on Peace

Bibi objected when Kerry warned about the costs of failing to make a peace deal, but business leaders hope he’ll listen

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Visiting Chefs Bring a Taste of Paris to Tel Aviv—and Vice Versa

Culinary experts from France come to Israel to share their knowledge, and to learn a few things at the same time

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European Parliament Chief Heckled in Knesset

Economic Minister Naftali Bennett walked out during Martin Schulz’s speech

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Filipinos in Israel Cheer Unlikely ‘X-Factor’ Win

Rose Fostanes, a 47-year-old Filipino caregiver, took the show by storm

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Sharon Supporters Flock to Knesset To Mourn

Israelis of all ages pay their final respects to the late prime minister

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Ariel Sharon’s Legacy

Talking to the former Prime Minister’s longtime advisor, Raanan Gissin

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The View From the Kotel’s Egalitarian Plaza

How the new structure advances the debate over prayer at the Western Wall

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Tel Aviv’s Central Bus Station, 20 Years Later

The much-maligned complex was designed to be an architectural triumph

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Cooking Workshops Offer Israeli Foodies a Taste of African Cuisine

Kitchen Talks events allow migrants from Eritrea, Sudan, and elsewhere to share their recipes, and break down cultural barriers

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Beer Breweries Boom in Israel, Despite High Taxes and Low Consumption

Craft-beer producers and home brewers hope to foster a domestic beer culture that mirrors Israel’s wine culture

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Electric-Car Company ‘Better Place’ Fails To Make It in the Start-Up Nation

Israeli battery-swapping venture burns through millions in capital without changing the world. What went wrong?

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Land for Peace in the Battle Over Millennia-Old Palestinian Farming Terraces

In the village of Battir, green ideals and cultural heritage override detailed plans for Israel’s separation wall

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Israelis in the Golan Warily Eye the Syrian Border

With Syria on the brink, residents wonder what the future holds

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Israel at the Ends of the Earth

Why do island nations like Palau and Nauru vote with Israel at the U.N.? Israeli aid has something to do with it.

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A Taste of Libya—in Prison

Amateur chef Rafram Chaddad discovered the wonders of Libyan cuisine in an unlikely place: behind bars

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In New Knesset, a True Maverick

Why Ruth Calderon, a Talmud scholar and rookie politician, has a shot at breaking the Orthodox monopoly on Judaism

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Jewish Life Booms in Cologne

As immigrants revive the German city’s historic community, new ideas emerge about Jewish engagement

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West Bank Outpost’s Last Stand

In the wake of the Israeli Supreme Court’s decision that Migron, a settlement north of Jerusalem, must be demolished, residents ponder their next step

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Mother Tongue

A passionate, crusading Yiddisher tries to keep the Eastern European language alive in the cosmopolitan center of the Jewish state

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Poster Child

Naama Margolese—an 8-year-old Israeli girl taunted by ultra-Orthodox men who think she is immodest—is the new face of Jewish women’s rights

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Unrepentant

Two Palestinian prisoners released in the Shalit deal, now home in the West Bank, express no regrets and view prison time as service to their cause

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‘A Normal Family’

Yoel Shalit expresses relief and joy about his brother’s pending release, while Israelis mostly celebrate at the family’s Jerusalem encampment

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