Sicily, 2013—where I first learned about putting olive oil on everything. Florence, Tuscany Gnocchi with fennel, mint and gorgonzola. A generous drizzle of olive oil […]
Month: May 2016
What Makes this Mountain Different from all other Mountains?
Villa Borghese Gardens, Rome Valle Aurelia, Rome, Italy This could be any street in any city. Mixed-era apartment buildings. Imposing stone architecture at turns. Cobblestones […]
Pillowcases in the Desert, Rainbows in the Forest, and Hippies in the Holy Land: Another Perspective on Israel
Tzukim, Arava, Israel The whirring of the machine as I touch my foot to the pedal brings me back. To my grandmother’s home and her […]
Okay, Let’s Talk about Israel
View from Old Jaffa, Tel Aviv “If the Arabs didn’t kill me, my wife would.” Bloody hell. Did he just say that? After the split […]