The Floating Head at the Engagement Party
It was the "first family event I missed due to aliyah."
It’s Been 9 Years
9 years ago this week, the Israeli government forced 8,000 Jews from their homes and lives in Gaza.
Hello from Jordana in Jerusalem (, ISRAEL!)
Jordana weighs in with her Top 5 on the US recognizing JERUSALEM as the capital of ISRAEL.
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
Taking the “Home” Out of Homeland
Jerusalem, mentioned 700 times in the Torah and not once in Koran, apparently isn't Israel's capital
As One Year Closes…
When I think back to one year ago it actually feels like a lifetime ago; I was truly another person.
You'd think my passion, language skills&sparkling smile would've opened doors for me, right? Not so!
My Friend Made Aliyah
WELCOME HOME ARIELLA!
Jew in a Box
Here in Israel, the Jewish state, we are blessedly not the "other" and this is great and this is bad
Moving to Israel seems crazy but this week's my first "aliyaversary," my Aliyah anniversary! WOW!
House Hunters: Jerusalem
Apartment hunting is kinda like dating: You go see anything that looks right on paper-and pray.
When You Don’t Stand
By not standing you are drawing distinctions between religious & secular, AND religious & religious.
Calling a Spade a Spade
The French suffered for trying to see the good in humanity and not for willfully ignoring the bad.
The Misinformation of Lauryn Hill
Hill's Israel concert was selling tickets for months. Had she even planned a concert in Ramallah?
And The Hits Just Keep On Comin’
American Jews think they know what's best for Israel-better than Israelis. Here's my take...
Wouldn’t It Be Nice?
wouldn't it be so nice if Israel could just live in peace? REAL peace...
Are you guys still US citizens? Have you renounced your citizenship? Why don't you just go back,too?
Looking For the Right One
I need a job, my friends. A real life, full-time, pay-the-bills, up at 7, home-after-nightfall JOB!
A No Good, Very Bad Deal
I'm a realist; When an enemy screams "Death to Israel! Death to America!" I take it seriously.
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 One with the Stairs
My stairs had been built, big and strong-BUT ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE APARTMENT!
The Jew Stands Alone
When Washington mentions a Jewish death in Israel it follows with calls for "restraint on all sides"
70 Years Young
A love letter to the nation by Jordana Brown
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.
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.
“Why on EARTH did you Move to Israel?”
Such an incredible miracle to have Israel, it's crazy that every Jew isn't clamoring to live here!
Une Famille Juive
Majority of mourners were French, mourning both the slain and the loss of France's Jewish community
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.
Rock The Vote!
I'm Israel/Jewish State loving, YESHA supporting, Temple Mt visiting, religious Zionist Right Wing!
My Declaration of Independence
I've decided to move away from my safety net-and I wouldn't change that decision for anything.