First Person

Saturday, June 24th, 2017
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Eat Pray Love, Israel Style

How to create an Elizabeth Gilbert style experience in the Holy Land

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Go Ahead, Gogle Me

If someone’s life is not worth at least one page of Google search results, does that mean he hasn’t accomplished or written anything of enough import to be broadcast online?

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Sex and the Column

One of the first things I did when I arrived in my hometown of Los Angeles for the summer was to rush with my friend Lori to see “Sex and the City” on opening night. We weren’t the only ones. The movie was sold out all over Los Angeles, but as committed fans, we made

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Letter to My Secular Friend in Tel Aviv

Reflections following the terrorist attack on the Mercaz HaRav yeshiva

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Mirror Mirror of the Mall, Who’s the Fairest of Them All?

“Jerusalem Post” reporter Orit Arfa decides to dabble in the world of amateur Israeli pageantry

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Combining fact and fiction confuses peace event

I decided to attend the event with an open mind, to approach it as an opportunity to learn more about the occupation, to show my solidarity with my leftist brethren and to express my appreciation for their humanitarian instincts. While we may disagree on how to end the occupation – I believe in Palestinian disarmament, not reckless Palestinian empowerment –we agree that the status quo is untenable

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