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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…

Well, we're at war. As has been the case over the last few years, this blog hasn't been my primary place to post. Times are tough in Israel with at least twenty-nine Israeli soldiers having lost their lives over the last few days in Operation...

More than 50 years into their historic career, the Rolling Stones are in Israel and preparing for their concert tomorrow night in Tel Aviv's Park Hayarkon! Without further ado...

Goodbye, Pope.  Hello, JT! After much anticipatzia, Justin Timberlake will be performing in Tel Aviv's Park Hayarkon tomorrow night and this just in:  through my connections to President Shimon Peres, Times of Israel editor David Horovitz, the Shas party, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, and the entire...

Hey, did you hear?  The Pope was in Israel.  Fortunately I don't live in Jerusalem so my schedule (and ability to get around) wasn't affected.  I accidentally ended up live-blogging the thing on Facebook and the Times of Israel.  Enjoy...

Every year I say this but this year, I really can't believe I was able to write another list.  All year, I thought this would be my last one but now that's it's done (and hopefully to your liking), I think I have to keep...