Israeli Whiskey Makers Hope to Revive the Spirit of Zionism

Intoxicated with the idea of starting the country's first artisan whiskey distillery, a group of connoisseurs expects to produce its first blend by early next year.

If Israelis can produce award-winning wines and distinctive craft beers, as they have done in recent years, why can’t they distill a world-class, kosher whiskey, too?