Mujadara (Arabic Rice, Lentils and Onions)

Everyone has that go to dish when the fridge is getting empty, you forgot to defrost meat or fish, and you want a quick and healthy lunch or dinner...that hopefully your kids will eat. If I take out the healthy part, it is usually pita/laffa pizza or some kind of pasta thrown together. But when …

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Jerusalem’s new Ganei Agnon. Scandinavian design, an Italian approach and Israeli warmth.

Have you heard of Ganei Agnon, the brand new (private) gan in Jerusalem that recently opened for the 2018-2019 school year on Shai Agnon Street in Katamon? Although I live close by and happen to pass the new, colorful facility on the way to Natan's maon everyday, I was hesitant to pop inside until I …

Glass Recycling has arrived to Jerusalem Neighborhoods

It is finally here!  Thanks to Tamir Recycling and the Jerusalem Municipality, glass recycling stations are now spotting up around Jerusalem. I spotted my first this past Sunday on HaPalmach Street in Katamon, on the corner of Nili Street, next to the Co-Op Supermarket and Anise Teva store. *Please comment on the blog post with …

Urban Sustainability in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. Events, workshops, & lectures. April-May 2018.

Happy Spring from a blooming Jerusalem. 🌺 If you haven't already seen the signs coming up around the city, during the months of April and May 2018 a variety of environmental, cultural and urban nature organizations have organized various events, workshops, lectures, courses, conferences and tours around the theme of urban sustainability in Jerusalem. Check out the …

The History of Recycling in Jerusalem and Looking Ahead. A Talk with Amanda Lind of SPNI (The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel).

A few months ago, I wrote a short blog post on my efforts to incorporate recycling into our home. And involving our kids in the process. (Well, only Ovadia (4) for now...) When sharing the blog post in a few different facebook groups, I received great feedback, but also many questions about recycling facilities in …

“Loved Clothes Last”. An Online Magazine Focusing on Waste, Mass Consumption and Recycling in the Fashion Industry.

https://issuu.com/fashionrevolution/docs/fr_zine2_rgb (Above isFashion Revolution's 2nd "Fanzine" called "Loved Clothes Last") I have been followingFashion Revolution'sInstagram for at least a year now. They are an extremely useful resource and global movement for everything that has to do with mass consumption and excess in the global fashion industry, and the steps some big fashion houses and organizations …