Dana Kessler has written for Maariv, Haaretz, Yediot Aharonot, and other Israeli publications. She is based in Tel Aviv.
Mama Lynna is run by a daughter-mother duo out of a home, and is only open two days a week
By Dana Kessler · June 29, 2017
Forget the strawberry filling or the sugary toppings. These savory pastries are stuffed with meat, or fish, or cheese. And they make everything else taste like kids’ stuff.
By Dana Kessler · December 20, 2016
For two years, Pini Gorelick has been leading private tours of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox neighborhood, including Thurday night’s ‘cholent scene’
By Dana Kessler · July 5, 2016
Following the death of pop star Gabi Shoshan—who, like many of Israel’s veteran artists, struggled financially—Israel’s Culture and Sports Minister Miri Regev announced the creation of a new ‘nostalgic’ radio station
By Dana Kessler · February 17, 2016
Israeli culinary expert Janna Gur gathers traditional recipes from across the Diaspora in her new cookbook, ‘Jewish Soul Food’
By Dana Kessler · November 18, 2014
In his Jaffa café, London native Danny Phillips hopes that savory, sweet, and vegan pastries can bring Arabs and Jews together
By Dana Kessler · August 19, 2014