Category : People & Encounters

Central & South America
By: September 29, 2019

Happy 5780

Tonight marks the start of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year holiday, and tomorrow will be the first day of the year 5780 in the Hebrew calendar. This means that for the next few days…

Art
By: June 17, 2019

Karma in Mexico

I travel a bit. Along the way, I have experienced more than my fair share of dubious transportation options: rickety planes held together with tape and glue; decidedly unseaworthy ferries; smoke belching taxis and horribly…

Africa
By: March 1, 2019

Chasing Dolphins

One of my greatest ever encounters with nature happened in Cape Town, South Africa, about six years ago. There, my brother and I had joined a cage-diving expedition, where we were lowered into the waters…

Asia
By: January 27, 2019

A Tale of Two Fish Markets

One of the great perks of being able to travel as much as I do is getting the chance to compare and contrast similar things, only in very different places. Things like synagogues in locations…

Art
By: October 3, 2018

Stories from Burning Man

Just over a year ago I traveled deep into the desert to attend Burning Man for the first time. An experience that was so amazing it has taken me a very long time to get…

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