Two men from the former Soviet Union find themselves and each other in Israel.
Danna Harman, Haaretz’s former Europe correspondent, returned to Israel this year to write feature stories for the paper’s new digital edition. Prior to joining Haaretz, Danna worked for the Christian Science Monitor (CSM) as their Africa Bureau Chief, based in Nairobi, as well as their Washington, D.C.-based national feature writer, and their Latin America bureau chief (in a joint appointment with USA TODAY), based in Mexico City.
Danna has further travelled the globe on special reporting assignments for CSM and other papers and magazines to everywhere from Iraq, Yemen, Burma and Afghanistan to the jungles of Papua New Guinea. She began her journalism career 16 years ago as an Associated Press local hire in her hometown of Jerusalem, and later became the Jerusalem Post’s diplomatic correspondent, covering three prime ministers and half a dozen peace talks. Danna has a BA from Harvard University, and an MA in Islamic Studies from Cambridge University.
Long Island native Miriam Schler, motivated by her youth movement experience, passed on a career in law to develop the Tel Aviv Sexual Assault Crisis Center.
It started slowly, with just a friendship. Then love took over. But there are some things that even love can’t conquer.
The Church of Scientology opened its gleaming new center in Jaffa with great fanfare last month. But the notoriously secretive organization does not appreciate when its members ask too many questions, as some have found out.
An Israeli skipper and an American Olympic sailor fall in love on a tropical island.
Fellow diplomats, who knew Stevens from the years he served at the Jerusalem Consulate, attested to his deep connection to and respect for Islam and the Arab world.
S grew up running through the fields surrounding his parent's home in Elkana, a settlement in the West Bank. Karin 'likes camping', but would prefer a hotel room. How did their love blossom?
Among the paddle-ball wheeling aficionados of Israel's favorite sport are a band of serious diehards, who harbor fantasies of their game one day gaining the international respect it deserves.
An African Baha'i meets an American faithful who was always drawn by the call of faraway lands.
Aussie fitness guru Rella Itin is taking Israeli women, and a few men, back to basic training in the name of fitness and even a little fun.