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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…

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...