Shakshuka

On my 19th birthday, I was down with the flu and unable to get out of bed, which was a huge disappointment for someone who loves birthdays. The only thing that managed to lift my mood was a steaming pan of shakshuka that was presented to me by my Israeli friends. They promised me great…

What’s mine is not yours

It is impossible to write a blog about Israel without addressing the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Despite lasting over a century, the attacks and its consequences have not stopped affecting the people of this region. The history of this issue is extremely complicated and I have yet to meet two people who agree on the ‘facts’….

Kibbutz shockz

The first time I ever heard the term kibbutz was when I asked to hear about the love story of two of my best friends, who are a couple. They had both grown up on kibbutzim (pl.) and had been shuffling between each other’s kibbutzim ever since. Although the concept fascinated and interested me endlessly,…