A short story about losing your voice and finding love.
Mika Almog is an Israeli writer, screenwriter and satirist. Her personal column, "Mika Almog," and satire column, "Bona Bona," appear weekly in the Hebrew edition of Haaretz Magazine. Almog writes in Hebrew and English.
The relationship that's closest to every woman's heart.
The garbage bag's heavy and it stinks like hell.
In the boundless silence of my beloved grandma’s absence, by the grand window, I will stand and wait for her to come back to me.
Is it possible that when we talk about surviving the Holocaust as a ‘miracle’ we really mean, ‘It could have been worse’?
I hope my daughter won't find herself, way too soon, alone at the top of the Empire State Building.
There are at least two sides to the still-painful story behind the late-in-life breakup of my friend’s parents.