After the Holidays

Now that the dishes are put away, the Sukkah all packed up and back in storage and menus, recipes and shopping lists tucked away on Google Drive, we can safely say we’ve arrived at that period of time known here in Israel as “Acharei HaChagim”—after the holidays. Many things that were placed on the back […]

Something Different in the Air

I used to love the holiday atmosphere in the Old Country. Everyone was in a good mood, people were busy buying gifts and planning menus, there was music playing in the background everywhere. It was festive and fun, and best of all, for me it meant a freebie vacation day or two. It was great. […]

Bridging the Gap

I still remember getting ready for my gap year in Israel after high school, even though it was so many years ago.  In those days we didn’t call it a Gap Year.  There was no name.  It was just called the Year in Israel.  I remember the planning, the buying, the packing which all culminated […]