It was in the middle of Sukkot, that loveliest of holidays in Israel, set aside for family time, when even the most devout and serious yeshiva men can be seen with their entire families visiting the zoo or traipsing through nature trails in Galilee. We had woken up that Friday...
Baking with olive oil: Rich brownies and almond and cranberry cookies
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Is Galilee the next Tuscany?
This month Saveur magazine has a beautiful (and beautifully written) feature on the food and cooking of the Galilee region of Israel, by Gabriella Gershenson.
Galilee is indeed one of the world's great undiscovered food regions-- rich in culture,...
April 1, 2013 | 5:42 am
An Israeli boy and several Israeli soldiers were injured during Israeli-Arab and Palestinian protests marking Land Day.
The protests Saturday mark the deaths of six Galilee Arabs during 1976 riots over government land confiscations in northern Israel, dubbed Land Day.
August 20, 2012 | 10:17 am
A group of Republican congressmen visiting Israel last year jumped into the Sea of Galilee for a late-night swim, during which a freshman lawmaker swam naked.
The Aug. 18, 2011 incident, which was investigated by the FBI, was reported Sunday by Politico.
The late-night swim,...
July 13, 2012 | 11:16 am
Israelis from humanitarian groups are in Jordan are assisting Syrian refugees fleeing that country’s uprising.
Ayoob Kara, Israel’s deputy minister for the development of the Negev and Galilee, said Thursday that Israelis are assisting children and infants who have been injured in...
February 1, 2012 | 10:35 am
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More than 40 fires broke out across northern Israel over the weekend, many of which are suspected arson attacks.
While some of the forest fires are being considered the result of negligence, many are being investigated as arson attacks due to their multiple sources of ignition,...
September 14, 2011 | 11:19 am
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A dense foggy morning. The end-of-winter storm the forecasters promised us had stolen over the Mediterranean coast and was gradually taking over the Israeli skies. Already March – almost Purim – and we thought that winter was already behind us. We’d already come to terms with...
November 12, 2008 | 10:42 pm
Mount Gilboa will be the site of Israel's first green town.
It's one thing to adopt environmentally conscious behavior, such as recycling, taking public transportation and saving water or electricity. But that's not enough for the future residents of the developing northern Israeli...
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