How we change nature and nature changes us, from wildflower picking in Israel to ayahuasca retreats in Peru
Matthew Fishbane accompanied a group of would-be Jews as they made aliyah from rural India, led by an unlikely activist
Daniel Estrin on reporting from the French capital after the terror attacks
In a new memoir, the controversial ‘New York Times’ columnist connects dots between dislocation and his mother’s depression
Plus spotting Bibi on the street in Jerusalem, and more in the news
Three distinctive bars in the Holy City showcase local ingredients and characters. Just don’t call the bartenders ‘mixologists.’
Daniel Estrin profiles the man behind Rebbetzin Malka Falsche
From the archive: Daniel Estrin’s 2012 report—which just won a prestigious award—on Jerusalem’s light rail
‘Taken for a Ride in Jerusalem’ wins the Digital Audio accolade
What happens when an Israeli and a Palestinian, separated by checkpoints, meet and fall for each other
A closer look at the City of Gold’s “no pants” party
In most places, the No Pants Subway Ride is just a prank. How’d it go over in a city that prizes modesty?
In the first part of a new series, we meet a sex therapist who helps religious Jews achieve intimacy
Jerusalem’s light-rail system was designed in part to force Arabs and Jews to interact. Now that it’s running, commuters share one thing: discontent.
An entrepreneur opened a Jewish-themed restaurant in Lviv, Ukraine. Chopped liver is on the menu, but not its price—diners get to haggle over it.
Paul and Le Pen, Downey stands up for Mel, and more
In Israel, milk and eggs are kosher for Passover only when produced by livestock that is chametz-free. A dairy farmer explains how the holiday alters his routine.
Plus, Bo (Belinsky) knows, and more
Daniel Estrin reports on the controversy over Berlin’s latest Holocaust memorial, a tribute to gay victims of the Nazis that has pitted historians against activists and gay men against lesbians
Tel Aviv culture clash, sprechen sie Deutsch?, and more
When Chabad arrived in an upscale Tel Aviv neighborhood, its liberal residents didn’t respond with open arms