Quick & Spicy Turkish Eggplant Salad

Shabbat tables in Israel are full of salads. From the standard Israeli salad of cucumbers and tomatoes, to Moroccan matbucha, pickled beets, hummus and tahina. The list goes on. Many are easy. Many are not. Some have so many steps of frying, baking, cutting, and cooling...it is almost impossible for a busy mother to even attempt …

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July and August afternoon activities for children in Jerusalem’s gardens

This will be my third year taking the kids to "Meeting in the Garden", where the Community Council "Ginot Ha Ir" sponsors activities on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday afternoons, at 5pm, throughout July and August. They take place in public gardens in Katamon, the Germany Colony, Rehavia, Talbiya, Yemin Moshe, Kiryat Shmuel and Nayot. I love …

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 …