Blue and white valentine: Quintessentially Israeli love stories
'Romantic Israel' may seem to many like a contradiction in terms, but even in the land of prickly cynics, love is everywhere. Danna Harman set out to find the most poignant, piquant and heartening love stories, which are now available for download in kindle e-book format.
If you are playing the word association game and “romance” gets mentioned, “Israel” might not be the first thing that comes to mind. Say “Start-up Nation,” and we get a fair chance. “Uzi submachine gun?” Definitely, that’s us. Shkedei Marak, those amazing crisp yellow crouton squares that go in your chicken soup? Absolutely: 100 percent, it’s “Israel.” But “romance?” Not really.