Middle East Archive

  • A rude awakening

    A rude awakening

    Shabbat is my favorite day of the week. Among other delightful and culinary reasons, it includes a morning without an alarm clock. It is a day that I can allow the gentle rising of the sun to slowly rouse me from blissful slumber. That or a crying baby; whichever comes first. This Shabbat, however, sleep [...]

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  • Of Sheep and Men

    Of Sheep and Men

    Vegetarians and the faint-hearted beware… A coworker of mine had a real yen for lamb chops. So what does one usually do when he wants lamb chops? Head down to the local butcher or grocery and pick up a few packages of lamb chops, right? Not my friend Ori! Trained in Jewish ritual slaughter, but [...]

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