The photos look good-enough-to-eat in a cook book about an exotic cuisine, PersianFood from the Non-Persian Bride. Along with recipes, hints and tips Reyna Simnegar gives the reader the fascinating background to the Persian festivals and customs connected to the mouthwatering dishes.More...
Eylon Nuphar relates the story of her diagnosis of breast cancer, which her mother, her grandmother and her sister all had. She speaks of how she made every day work for her throughout the diagnosis and the ensuing treatment, working and thriving throughout the experience.More...
Does Laurie Bisberg Primes see a similarity between her father and her son? Her son has just run his first triathlon in Israel – all the training and the race itself were very exhausting but rewarding. Her father, now living alone in the USA, has always been an athlete and adventurer, a sailor, cyclist and survivor of many mishaps. He recently drove himself across the States.More...
A father’s hope that his soldier son will make it through his grueling army training is poignantly described in The Farther you go the Lighter it Gets. As he drives to work and goes through his normal daily activities, Ilan Hirschowitz tries to concentrate on mentally getting his son safely back home, and counts the days.More...
ISSUE 163 - Jan-Feb 2012
FROM THE EDITOR
- life's journey – exploring relationships, resolving conflicts. a review
- nutty fruit-dining out
- the warsaw ghetto uprising
- the hare with amber eyes: a hidden inheritance - a review
- checking in not out
- the strawberry woman
- chanukah 5769 – judaism and greek culture
- the mendelssohns moses, abraham and felix
- beyond the fringe: jewish symbols and secrets - a review
- children without shadows