The Queens version of Michelle Obama’s White House Garden? Everything that is produced in the garden is packaged and distributed to the steady stream of clients, Jews and non-Jews, who show up at the food pantry every day.
The Gardener: Last year, Jonathan Shevin grew 160 pounds of fresh herbs and produce; he’s aiming to break 200 pounds this year.
He Slept Here: The Yasser Arafat Museum recreates Arafat’s sleeping quarters.
Hagiographic Depiction: A mural at the Arafat Museum depicts Yasser Arafat among a pantheon of leaders.
Father and Son: Kenneth (left) and Mark Berger pose in the B'nai Israel sanctuary.
Family Home: The Bergers lived at 1320 Stockley Gardens in Ghent.
Rabbi Angela Buchdahl addresses Hanukkah reception at the White House.
Dividing Line: The paved road from Efrat in the West Bank turns to gravel on its way to a Palestinian village.
Agitator: David Wilder, spokesman for the Committee of the Jewish Community in Hebron, represents embattled Israeli settlers.
Rebel: A.Y. Katsof holds grapes grown in the outpost Esh Kodesh.
Suburban Settler: Ruchie Avital has lived in Ofra for 27 years.
Fitting In: An Ethiopian-Israeli soldier prays at Western Wall in Jerusalem.
Proud Scribe: Naomi Zeveloff clutches trophy after winning Newswomen?s Club award.