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From the day he made aliyah, Benji has been one of the most popular English-speaking writers in Israel, first blogging about his experiences at WhatWarZone.com (RIP to that address). Ulpan, the job search, and just settling in, it’s all here…

It's been ages since my last Times of Israel blog post but after I shared a few jokes on Facebook this morning, I realized I should write them up. My friend Laura posted a story this morning about some extremists calling for a "Day of Rage"....

Shana tova! It's a new year and time for dreams of change and new beginnings. (And if I don't follow those dreams and keep my resolutions, there's another new year coming in just a few months.) In the meantime, the inaugural issue of Dallas Jewish Life...

Hey, I wrote a music review! It's been way too long since I've written anything longer than a FB status. Hopefully this is the beginning of good things. My review got good reviews so enjoy it here...

I already forget how but a few days ago, I somehow noticed, either on my water bill or on their website, that I had an unpaid balance. I always pay my apartment bills the moment they arrive so I called the water company to see...

Ech omrim "poetic license" and "alliteration"? Shana tova, my loyal readers! I hope everyone had a nice Rosh Hashana. This is the time of year for reflection and I thought I'd share some of my own with you. If you hadn't heard, storytelling is a big deal...

What am I supposed to call this blog post? More on that later. Today marks ten years since I arrived in Israel. When all of us bloggers started to write less frequently a few years ago, a wise friend told me that I might consider how...