My wife is going to drive me out there in a couple hours, to Binyamin Street, our main drag in Netanya. I’m looking for a set for under 100 shekel (30 bucks, tops). I shop for the four species of Sukkot the way I shop for shirts – the one nearest the door usually satisfies me. Like you, I’ve seen the pictures of Jews checking their holy fruits with magnifying glasses. I say, life’s too short.
About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.
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