Autographing books at a festival is not as much fun as it used to be
Make hummus, not war
The blissful idleness, and useless information dump, of a frequent flyer
When we were kids, I wanted to follow in my brother’s footsteps. Now, as adults, I’m reminded why.
Being polite to telemarketers can land you in the grave
Ehud Olmert, like the author’s son, believes in the feline defense: ‘I’m a cat, not a regular person, and the rules don’t apply to me’
Sniffing out anti-Semitism, overt and imagined, takes its toll on an Israeli visiting Europe
With a nuclear threat from Iran hovering, a Tel Aviv family dispenses with housekeeping
In Sweden for Rosh Hashanah, the author does PR for Yom Kippur
An Israeli nightmare about rootlessness leads to financial ruin
Mamas who don’t want their babies to grow up to be soldiers
Ehud Barak led Israel’s Labor Party to irrelevance. Can anyone revive it?
A writer’s best hope is to articulate woe and avoid killing too many frogs
My best friend’s really stupid idea
So what if he’s in diapers? He waves! He smiles! What more could you want in a leader?
Paving over the site of Rabin’s assassination
Gypsy music, handcuffs, public disturbance
A planet’s demotion forces a new way of seeing war and peace
My son and my movie both love to crap on Daddy
An extraterritorial sliver where tan lines trump politics
Stumping for a beloved tree
From the moment she found God, I became a local celebrity.