Home Grown Shopping Readers ask us how they can help Israel during these dark days. We have compiled a list of online shopping opportunities and a list of volunteer

Zichron Ya’acov

The First Aliyah Museum Zichron Ya’acov  Walking past Zichron Ya’acov’s first synagogue and noticing the “backwards clock” we came upon a very attractive building. Beit Hapkidut, the local administrative building, was  constructed in

Givat Haviva

The Jewish-Arab Center for Peace at Givat Haviva The Jewish-Arab Center for Peace at Givat Haviva was awarded the UNESCO Prize for Peace Education 2001, for its “ceaseless efforts in educating for


GA Support Boosts Morale A combination of pride and excitement gripped the air as thousands of lay leaders and Jewish communal professionals demonstrated their interest and support for Israel at the UJC, United Jewish Communities,

kfar sava

Archeological Museum of Kfar Sava by Avital Noa Green Photo credit: Avital Noa Green I went with my third grade class to the Archeological Museum of Kfar Sava.


Letter from Lonely Tourists Hello, Deborah, I’m sorry that I did not have the chance to respond to your e-mail before we left the States. Preparing to be away

Exotic Fruits

Exotic Fruits Flower of the passion fruit A walk through Shmuel Landau’s fields reveals a world of fruits not usually seen together in the same garden. With names like babako,


Gambling Bees Gamblers Anonymous need not open a division for bees. Researchers know that bees are not comfortable with high risk ventures and tend to invest their time and energy in the

Hai Bar

Hai-Bar Yotvata Arabian Onyx Back on the salt trail – the ingredient that binds this month’s edition together – is the 4,000-acre reserve, Hai-Bar Yotvata. Hai-Bar is located in the


Land of Olives and Honey This may look like wine tasting, but in fact, what you see is olive oil expert, David Eitam educating the author’s sniffing and tasting sensors