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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…

Why, hello there-it's been a while, hasn't it? I haven't blogged in months but you know I wouldn't miss today. If you're a repeat visitor, you'll notice my brand-new website. Take a look around, click, watch, read, and let me know what you think. I hate...

Shalom from Limmud UK, the "mothership" of the Limmud conferences. It's my first time here after attending several Limmuds in North America and Israel. Despite an annoying cold which has hampered my ability to schmooze, have fun, and perfect my queueing (the national sport here,...

As reported here, Hamas claims to have captured a dolphin that was spying for Israel. As always, if you’re going to live in the Middle East, it helps to have a sense of humor. Some thoughts from yesterday...

Every year I say this but this year, I really can't believe I was able to write another list. How do I know I say it every year? Because that sentence was copied and pasted from last year. This year was by far the toughest yet but...