Tag Archives: Israel

A Persuasive Trip to Israel

I heard an interview with Peter Beinart on NPR last year and immediately downloaded his book to my kindle. Beinart, a former editor at The New Republic and an observant Jew whose family is active in Modern Orthodox circles, argues … Continue reading

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My World Tour 2012

I have had an amazing trip around the world in 2012. Next year I will be doing it again and will also be doing a tour of the 50 states. And I might just disappear again on you in November. … Continue reading

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And They’re OFF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Today begins my round the world reading adventure. I’m starting the year finishing up Operation Shylock, by Phillip Roth, which takes place in Jerusalem. It is a strange tale of impersonation, identity, Anti-Semitism, Zionism. It is a bit of a … Continue reading

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List 5: Places I’d Like to Visit

Wow, this is a fun topic. I love traveling, and I had some great adventures traveling alone and with friends, on a budget or on the employer’s dime. So I’m going to do two lists: places I’d like to visit … Continue reading

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