For questions about Jews, just ‘rent’ one for answers

A provocative program introduces Germans to a community on the rebound

Continue Reading June 18, 2017

The many faces of Dresden

These days, most people don’t associate the capital of the German state of Saxony with its historic beauty. The infamous Anglo-American firebombing of February 1945 turned the Old City into rubble, killing an estimated 40,000.

Continue Reading June 6, 2017

Berlin Becomes A Musical Playground For Israeli Artists

“You can live in honor and pay your rent and make music and meet great musicians and travel in Europe,” says Magal. “Berlin is kind of the center of Europe and more special things could happen; the place is really open to different accents, styles and things that sound less generic.”

Continue Reading May 17, 2017


Warum ich Berlin liebe, obwohl ich es eigentlich hassen sollte [German]

I’m pleased to announce a first-person piece in German published in, a political magazine for young adults ages 18-25. It discusses why I love Berlin when I was supposed to hate it.

Monday, May 1, 2017

A Miracle in the Lodz Cemetary [VIDEO]

In the summer of 2016, I stopped in Lodz, Poland with a friend while on-route from Warsaw to Krakow to visit my grandfather’s hometown. What happened truly inspired us….

Wednesday, March 1, 2017


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