A young woman blowing large soap bubbles in the middle of Ben Yehuda street in Jerusalem.
Ben Yehuda Street, known as the “Midrachov,” or pedestrian mall, is a major thoroughfare in downtown Jerusalem, closed to vehicular traffic.
The street, named after the reviver of Modern Hebrew, Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, runs from the intersection of King George Street to Zion Square and Jaffa Road.Yori Yanover
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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