Daily Archives: January 6, 2013


Why Do They Hate Us?

“We have a special obligation from our history and our perspective as Americans and as Jews that should align us with the interests of immigrants and make us struggle against anti-immigrant sentiment.” Strong words, but if you want wishy-washy talk about this controversial subject, don’t ask Portland resident Rebecca Shine what she thinks or those…


Life On The Other Side

I usually take a pretty lighthearted view of things. I mean, really, if you live in Israel, you have to have a sense of humor. At least that’s what gets me through most days. Lately, though, the situation here called for some serious re-evaluation. Not a minor issue, those missiles landing on us over a…


Chef’s Corner: Recipe

Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and New Year’s Eve … the trifecta of reasons for over-indulging! Now that the excesses of the holidays are behind us, it’s time to get back to a more reasonable routine of healthier eating, regular exercise and a bit more sleep. In our house, January means ski season. Since our son is a…