There is a great deal of discussion in today’s news regarding the recent conciliation between Israel and Turkey. Behind the news is the fact that the agreement is part of a process that dates back to the days of the old testament.
The ancient Israelites were known to have…
The most common question that I am asked by friends, relatives, and visitors is “why can’t Israel and the Palestinians live together in Peace”? This region has suffered turmoil for thousands of years often centering on religious issues. The conflicts within Judaism, Christianity and Islam can be as strident as those between the groups in our region. This is the first of two posts…Continue
From my favorite pub in Haifa, the Kapiot Café, where I am writing this post, I am enjoying the beautiful view of the Namal or port. My coauthor Danit Tubi comes from a family whose roots are in Istanbul. They immigrated to Israel at the time of the rebirth of the Jewish homeland in 1948. She quips that our namal has certainly changed since her grandparents landed sixty five years ago. The port is laden with shipping both commercial and pleasure…Continue