Five Years On
THE 5-Year Plan
Jordana Takes Tel Aviv: A Peace Summit on the 480
Two Jews on a bus going the same -yet opposite directions, to hopefully, the same place.
70 Years Young
A love letter to the nation by Jordana Brown
Goodbye to the City of Gold
Trading the "Gold City" of Jerusalem for the famed "White City" Tel Aviv,,,And the story continues
Hello from Jordana in Jerusalem (, ISRAEL!)
Jordana weighs in with her Top 5 on the US recognizing JERUSALEM as the capital of ISRAEL.
My Friend Made Aliyah
WELCOME HOME ARIELLA!
On Parades and Aliyah
Supporting Israel is great. Visiting Israel is great. Donating to Israel is great. Singing hatikva is great. Flying an Israeli flag is great--but none is the goal. Start thinking about aliya.
69 MORE Reasons I love Israel!
And Israel's Birthday Party continues...
One Last Shot Before I Go
If you are Israeli or a supporter of Israel, you know that the UN has ONE very important function. They are there to ruin the international reputation of Israel.
The Sweetest Bronze
Rooting in the Olympics for Team Israel after being an American fan for many years is like rooting for the underdog of all underdogs, after rooting your whole life for the all-time world champions
Aliyahversary, the Second!
My Aliyah continues to be the best decision I've ever made. But with any huge life decision there are peaks and valleys. And this year came with higher peaks and lower valleys than in my first year
An Open Letter to Simone Zimmerman
Simone, because you are Bernie's new Jewish Outreach Director, you will be known to large swaths of the American population as a "Jewish representative," and that fact makes my stomach turn.
Jordana In Jerusalem: It is Better to be Feared Than Loved
Israel is respected when it cares about it's citizens and world Jewry and not about the world's love
Lest Ye Be Judged
If I love Israel, do I actually have to hate America? What a stupid question, of course not!
Enough is Most Definitely Enough!
Now is the time to wave the flag, stand on a rooftop & scream "Am Yisrael Chai"--We are NOT leaving!
Fear and Loathing in Jerusalem
My city isn't like Tel Aviv, Haifa, Beit Shemesh or even Tzfat. My city is Israel's eternal capital.
The Jew Stands Alone
When Washington mentions a Jewish death in Israel it follows with calls for "restraint on all sides"
Calling a Spade a Spade
The French suffered for trying to see the good in humanity and not for willfully ignoring the bad.
Wouldn’t It Be Nice?
wouldn't it be so nice if Israel could just live in peace? REAL peace...
Jew in a Box
Here in Israel, the Jewish state, we are blessedly not the "other" and this is great and this is bad
Get On The Bus, Gus
As an underqualified but highly motivated Aliyah tour guide, I thought I’d give my perspective on the transportation system here in Israel. Please read...
My Declaration of Independence
I've decided to move away from my safety net-and I wouldn't change that decision for anything.
A No Good, Very Bad Deal
I'm a realist; When an enemy screams "Death to Israel! Death to America!" I take it seriously.
Moving to Israel seems crazy but this week's my first "aliyaversary," my Aliyah anniversary! WOW!
Taking the “Home” Out of Homeland
Jerusalem, mentioned 700 times in the Torah and not once in Koran, apparently isn't Israel's capital
This Is Just a Drill
Today is one year since the "3 boys" Eyal, Gilad and Naftali were kidnapped and killed by terrorists
The Misinformation of Lauryn Hill
Hill's Israel concert was selling tickets for months. Had she even planned a concert in Ramallah?
When You Don’t Stand
By not standing you are drawing distinctions between religious & secular, AND religious & religious.
Jordana in Jamaica Estates (Part 1)
One exciting element of traveling is that it was my first time ever doing so as a dual-citizen!
And The Hits Just Keep On Comin’
American Jews think they know what's best for Israel-better than Israelis. Here's my take...