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  • Still Blonde.  But Not Sixteen.

    By Sarah Tuttle-Singer

    January 25, 2011 | 11:31 am

    The first time I went to Israel, I was 16.

    And from Los Angeles.

    And blonde.

    We’re talking triple threat.

    I was on one of those summer programs in Israel–you know, those Jewish hookup-fests thinly disguised as “educational and spiritual trips”...

  • The (Certifiably) Crazy Baby Mama

    By Sarah Tuttle-Singer

    January 6, 2011 | 2:28 am

    Last week, I sat under a tree near the kibbutz dining hall, and told a woman I had just met that I was miserable in Israel (hey, that kind of rhymes!) and wanted to go home.

    Now, granted she had a kind face, but she was essentially a total stranger.  (I will say in my defense that...