Ben Sales


El Al Grapples With Gender Segregation Furor

By Ben Sales

El Al Grapples With Gender Segregation Furor
Israel’s national airline has long had to contend with ultra-Orthodox Jews insisting on gender separation. Recent incidents have prompted calls for El Al to resolve the issue.Read More


Using Native Grapes To Bring Israeli Winemaking Back to Roots

By Ben Sales

Using Native Grapes To Bring Israeli Winemaking Back to Roots
Today there are hundreds of Israeli wineries, but they largely use varieties of grapes that are indigenous to Europe. By finding and growing grapes native to Israel, Elyashiv Drori hopes to bring Israeli winemaking back to its roots.Read More


Anti-Semitism Drives 28% Jump in Aliyah

By Ben Sales

Anti-Semitism Drives 28% Jump in Aliyah
Aliyah to Israel jumped 28 percent in the past Jewish year, according to the Jewish Agency for Israel, for a total of 24,800 — the highest figure in five years.Read More


Scotland's 'Jewish' Golf Club Sees Changing Times

By Ben Sales

Scotland's 'Jewish' Golf Club Sees Changing Times
As teenagers in the 1960s, Lewis Geneen and Colin Black liked to spend their summer Sundays playing rounds at the Bonnyton Golf Club course, breaking only for a lunch of fish and borscht.Read More


Scottish Jews Wary of Independence Ahead of Historic Vote

By Ben Sales

Scottish Jews Wary of Independence Ahead of Historic Vote
This week, Scotland will vote on whether to become an independent country or continue more than three centuries of union with England. Most Scottish Jew are hoping the United Kingdom will out.Read More



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