Judy Lash Balint is a Jerusalem-based journalist and writer and author of Jerusalem Diaries: In Tense Times. (Gefen) and Jerusalem Diaries II: What's Really Happening in Israel (Xulon Press 2007) She is a contributor to the 2006 Fodor's Israel guidebook as well as the Peace Fire anthology edited by Ethan Casey and Paul Hilder (Free Association Books).
http://jerusalemdiaries.blogspot.com See Judy's unusual Israel photos at http://flickr.com/photos/jerusalemdiaries/
Tens of thousands of Israelis commemorate ancient and recent tragedies.
A Manhattan investment banker documents the dramatic 20th century history of one of the oldest Jewish communities in the world.
July 4 in Israel--a different commemoration celebrating the rescue of 103 hostages.
Russian influence in the arts and politics in Jerusalem.
Kassam rockets rain down on a small Israeli town--one family remembers a dead teenager