I was looking at all the life

About 2 and a half hours south of Tel Aviv you will find yourself in the Arava.  The desert plains of Israel.  A thin strip of seeming nothingness but rocks and sand, jutting cliffs and mountains that appear to have been swept in on the last wind. Every Passover my family and friends go to…

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Coat of Many Colours

At the side of the main coastal highway, wedged between the railway tracks and the noisy traffic there is a field. Israel has donned its Spring time coat of many, many colours. The red stretches as far as the eye can see.  The poppies in this field have not been in bloom for 3 years (…

Sponja

Don't you know what sponja is?  Or maybe it's sponga with a soft g. Who knows how you spell it, or do it for that matter.  Yes it's something you do.  Any guesses?  Well I had no idea what so ever all those years ago when we moved into our first apartment in Tel Aviv.…