It was a pleasure to sit down on the rooftop of the Post Office Hostel in Jerusalem with Mordecai Holtz. As the founder of Blue Thread, his main brand is Jerusalem’s main tourism website, ITravelJerusalem.com.
I was honored to sit with Tamir Goodman, known as “The Jewish Jordan”, in the Jerusalem Denmark School’s beautiful indoor basketball court, to interview him about what life is like for him and his family in Israel.…Continue Reading
Something pretty amazing happened recently. I started a blog (yes, the one that I’m aware of you reading right now) and I didn’t actually think people would read it or notice it. But then I started to get recognized- on the bus, walking through town, in the bakery- no, I was not buying the pastries for myself. It got to a point where I thought it was just in my head- but then I was walking up the street with my kids towards the mall, while FaceTiming with a friend back in New Jersey. There was a man walking behind us, he caught up and said, “Excuse me, but are you ‘Tova in Israel’?” My friend on the phone was in shock. And I was happy people witnessed that- so I would know it isn’t just in my head. My kids started jumping and laughing, yelling out loud, “My Mommy is famous.” Sorry to disappoint them- I’m really not- just in my imagination. Maybe.…Continue Reading