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HUMUS (Chick peas)- the true story

Humus in Yafo Humus in Yafo Humus is a sort of paste, a spread, that comes in a variety of delicate colors ranging from brown through golden yellow to whipped white . But it gives the impression that it never managed to gain the hearts (mouths, stomachs, minds, souls) of so many people.This story is surprising in that it is very old on the one hand and nobody gave it any serious thought, de…

A walk in Jaffa

5 Clock Squarethe old CityThe harborJaffa slopeAjami and the hill of Aliyah Clock Square Jaffa is one of the oldest cities there is. At least six thousand years. Some say it is the ancient port city of the Mediterranean. The competition is with Gabel - Biblos on the Lebanese coast. It seems that Biblos was formerly named after Babylon, but Jaffa is ours and it is ancient and is a Levantine seaside…

How Trump betrayed the Kurds in Syria

[caption id="attachment_15478" align="alignnone" width="1024"] PKK Sinjar[/caption] Trump’s decision to withdraw US troops from Syria made me reminisce about the dark days of October 2014. I sat on a hill facing the Syrian town of Kobanî, which was then under Islamic State siege. The militants had already taken over most of the town, and had it not been for the assistance of the US Air Force, IS w…

Sinai – the lost paradise

Salman Rushdie’s book “The Satanic Verses” opens with the explosion of an airliner named Bostan, a farsi word for garden. There are only two survivors: Satan and the angel Gabriel. It could be said the book’s start echoes the history of the Sinai Peninsula, a paradise of pristine sand dunes that became a land of savagery and terror. Late last month a Russian airliner crashed in Sinai – the Islamic…

The Marijuana Legalization revolution

Canabis The legalization revolution of Cannabis engulfed the USA from 2012 to 2015…

Sinai-Bedouine, terror, slaves and Tourist

  "החוק המצרי לא חשוב בסיני." אמר אחמאד. "מה שחשוב הוא החאק אל ערפי -- החוק הידוע." החוק הידוע הוא החוק הבדואיSinai peninsula became a chaotic place of Bedouin gangs that trade, abuse, rape, and torture black slaves, smuggle guns and grow drugs. Egypt  lost control - there is a line - ancient road - Darb el Haj that separate north from south- the north is hell - the south wants to keep its touris…

Tahrir 100 days after

100 days after the Egyptian revolution I went back to Ciro. The city was furious and unsettled…

HUMUS (Chick peas)- the true story

Humus in Yafo Humus in Yafo Humus is a sort of paste, a spread, that comes in a variety of delicate colors ranging from brown through golden yellow to whipped white . But it gives the impression that it never managed to gain the hearts (mouths, stomachs, minds, souls) of so many people.This story is surprising in that it is very old on the one hand and nobody gave it any serious thought, de…

A walk in Jaffa

5 Clock Squarethe old CityThe harborJaffa slopeAjami and the hill of Aliyah Clock Square Jaffa is one of the oldest cities there is. At least six thousand years. Some say it is the ancient port city of the Mediterranean. The competition is with Gabel - Biblos on the Lebanese coast. It seems that Biblos was formerly named after Babylon, but Jaffa is ours and it is ancient and is a Levantine seaside…

How Trump betrayed the Kurds in Syria

[caption id="attachment_15478" align="alignnone" width="1024"] PKK Sinjar[/caption] Trump’s decision to withdraw US troops from Syria made me reminisce about the dark days of October 2014. I sat on a hill facing the Syrian town of Kobanî, which was then under Islamic State siege. The militants had already taken over most of the town, and had it not been for the assistance of the US Air Force, IS w…

Sinai – the lost paradise

Salman Rushdie’s book “The Satanic Verses” opens with the explosion of an airliner named Bostan, a farsi word for garden. There are only two survivors: Satan and the angel Gabriel. It could be said the book’s start echoes the history of the Sinai Peninsula, a paradise of pristine sand dunes that became a land of savagery and terror. Late last month a Russian airliner crashed in Sinai – the Islamic…

The Marijuana Legalization revolution

Canabis The legalization revolution of Cannabis engulfed the USA from 2012 to 2015…

Sinai-Bedouine, terror, slaves and Tourist

  "החוק המצרי לא חשוב בסיני." אמר אחמאד. "מה שחשוב הוא החאק אל ערפי -- החוק הידוע." החוק הידוע הוא החוק הבדואיSinai peninsula became a chaotic place of Bedouin gangs that trade, abuse, rape, and torture black slaves, smuggle guns and grow drugs. Egypt  lost control - there is a line - ancient road - Darb el Haj that separate north from south- the north is hell - the south wants to keep its touris…

Tahrir 100 days after

100 days after the Egyptian revolution I went back to Ciro. The city was furious and unsettled…

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