Missing Harry

Missing Harry: A Film by Shira Lavy-Vittis Missing Harry, a documentary by filmmaker Shira Lavy-Vittis, is a 20 minute documentary film about the  life story of Lavy-Vittis’ maternal grandmother, Hannah Lefkowitz. Lefkowitz, a single mother in

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Sheep Cheese

Sheep Cheese Cousins… “Cheese is like a baby: he goes to sleep, so do you” – so says Giora Waisel, production manager of Kibbutz Nachshon Dairy.

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Desert Wine

Desert Wine Pruning grapevines When the prime minister makes a personal request, one usually tries to comply. So when David Ben Gurion went to Elisha Zurgil’s wedding in 1967,

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Desert Weavings

Desert Weavings Drive through the Bedouin city of Lakiya, turning left and right as the road winds up the rocky desert hill, until you reach a building with a green door. It

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Hills

Hills of Jerusalem [Continued from last month’s issue] Satiated, we drove on to the town of Nataf, a residential community nestled in the Judean Hills, where we hiked to

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Nes Ammim

Christian Communal Settlement Tucked away behind a Jewish village and an Arab town is Nes Ammim, an ecumenical Christian community. Nes Ammim was founded in 1963 by people from Holland and Germany

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Marc Chagall

Voices From Israel Voices From Israel: Israeli Poets Speak to America of Life and Home, Anguish and Sorrow, Love, Joy and Hope, edited by Roger Wunderlich; cover by Marc Chagall.

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Babylon

Interview with A Volunteer @The Source Israel interviewed Aaron Finbloom, a sophomore at Washington University in St. Louis, about his summer in Israel. Q: What made you decide

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Hedaya

Meet Israeli Author, Yael Hedaya Intrigued by the themes in Housebroken, and the fact that while this is the first of Hedaya’s works to be translated into English, her works have already

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Olive oil

Olive Branch – Symbol of Peace Olive is one of the seven species of the Land of Israel. Since ancient times, Jews in different cultures have used olive oil for medicinal

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