L’Hitraot, Tel Aviv
Rachel GordonMar 19, 2009
So this is it my final column from Tel Aviv. How do I begin to sum up my experience here? The past two and a half years have been […]
Elections in Israel
Rachel GordonFeb 19, 2009
The Israeli elections were held last week. I dont hold Israeli citizenship, so I was unable to vote. To give a glimpse into the voting process here, I interviewed my...
Seek a ‘soulmate’ in Tel Aviv
Rachel GordonDec 11, 2008
JDate, Frumster, your nagging mother . . . these are all means through which to meet your Jewish significant other in America. Of course, theres always synagogue,...
Rachel GordonNov 20, 2008
One of my first columns discussed women in Israeli society, and in particular, their roles as wives and mothers. Well, I highly doubt that the entire female population...
Election buzz (or not?)
Rachel GordonOct 30, 2008
With the US election days away, Id like to fill you in on the situation over here regarding commentary and emotions surrounding the election (simultaneously enabling...
Rachel GordonOct 10, 2008
As Im sure many of you know, the chaggim in Israel comprise a very special time. The month or so beginning with Rosh Hashana and ending with Simchat Torah marks...
A Tel Aviv Summer
Rachel GordonSep 25, 2008
With summer coming to a close in the States, and definitely winding down here in Israel (here, the chaggim seem to mark the end of summer and the beginning of […]
Education in Israel
Rachel GordonAug 14, 2008
After nearly two years living in Israel, I have formed a pretty solid opinion regarding the educational system here, and unfortunately, my perspective does not represent...
Rachel GordonJul 31, 2008
A few weeks ago, Tel Aviv pulled an all-nighter. Every summer, the municipality of Tel Aviv puts on Laila Lavan (White Night), during which the city is alive with free...
Rachel GordonJun 19, 2008
In the year and a half Ive lived in Tel Aviv, I have yet to encounter a bad meal . . . seriously. I know it sounds pretty unbelievable, but […]