Israeli Food Israeli Good

I know, I know, I know! My radio silence over the past three weeks has been absolutely inexcusable. I’m sorry, but at least I have a good reason - I was in Israel on my Birthright trip. For those of you who don’t know, Birthright is an organization whose mission is to provide free trips to Israel for Jewish young adults, age 18-27. For ten days, you’re smushed onto a bus and into hotel rooms of varying degrees of coziness with about forty other people, learning about Israeli culture and Jewish history. IT. WAS. THE. BEST.

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Welcome to Miami, Bienvenido a Miami!

Another week, another whirlwind weekend. As I mentioned the other day, I flew down to Florida for the weekend to spend Passover with Adam’s family. Our seder on Friday night was lovely, and even though I missed my own family, I had a great time. Saturday, with the chaos of the seder preparations over, and some truly stunning weather on our hands, we decided to head down to Miami for the day. 

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Playing The Tourist Game in Brooklyn

One of the best things about living in New York is getting to play tourist when people come to visit from out of town. I complain pretty much constantly about tourists here, but every so often, spending a weekend seeing the city through the eyes of someone who isn’t completely jaded to it is pretty spectacular. This week, Adam’s sister and her boyfriend are visiting New York from Israel and staying at our place. They got in on Friday night and it’s been a nonstop weekend...

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