Jerusalem Post

Reaching Higher Awareness

Two conferences highlight the rise of Romance and New Age literature.

A tour through the new Berlin

The Magazine ventures to Berlin to learn firsthand how the influx of refugees – and non-refugees – are changing the landscape of the German capital

Jpost Cover: Putting the ‘Snail’ in Snail Mail

The Israel Postal Company admittedly can’t keep up with the digital revolution, causing delivery delays, long waits and a disgruntled public that still believes mailboxes aren’t dead. But as it under

Kayaking for gold on the Kinneret

The Jordan Valley Kayak Sprint Club revives the tradition of training an international cadre of paddling champs.

Israel-Indian ties Goa-ing forward

As diplomatic relations between New Delhi and Jerusalem mature, Israeli tourism matures on the beaches of Palolem, Anjuna and Arambol, in Goa

Givatayim’s Time Has Come

An influx of young professionals is turning this once-sleepy city into a hip Tel Aviv satellite.

Israel’s Modern Foremothers

Thrust into the public light after the murder of their sons, Rachel Fraenkel, Bat-Galim Shaer and Iris Yifrah are turning their tragedy into meaning.

Made in China

With the Beijing Olympics over, businessman Sheldon Adelson is reaching for the tourism gold in China.

The new/old city of Nazareth

The city of Nazareth – the Arab capital and Christian stronghold – receives a facelift, thanks to a Jew.

Landen: A tale of two bars (review)

My partner in party-crime Anat and I were surprised when the entrance to the Landen mega-bar was rather unpopulated upon our arrival. The last time we were there the entrance hallway was clobbered with yuppy-ish, well- dressed Tel Avivians vying for entrance, and we had given up on getting in. Located in an underground cellar type room at the London Ministore mall, Landen is Tel Aviv’s nightlife flavor of the month.

Continuing But Not Moving On

After the first few minutes of speaking with Shifra Shomron over the phone, the similarities between this young author and the heroine of her debut novel, Grains of Sand: The Fall of Neve Dekalim, become apparent. She’s busy studying for finals, and she asks to hold the interview when they are over. Shomron, 20, like …

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Engaging the Disengagers

This article appeared in the Jerusalem Post on August 9, 2007. Click here for the original. How were the soldiers who performed the pullout affected by the emotional turmoil? Gil stood on a steaming sidewalk in a row of soldiers awaiting orders, while kids and teenagers darted out of the Kfar Darom homes, randomly approaching …

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Pride and Politics

Readers of Emuna Elon’s columns in Ma’ariv and Yediot Aharonot over the past 15 years might find her debut novel, If You Awaken Love, a striking, unlikely diversion from her political crusading. In her novel, political rhetoric is cooled and sympathies are spread over the political Left and Right alike. If You Awaken Love is …

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Losing Their Homes, and Their Religion

It can be argued that the evacuation from Gaza hit the younger generation particularly hard, making them particularly susceptible to rebellion against any type of authority, religious included

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