“Israel 201 is a charming, hilarious, relatable and poignant take on the joys and mishigas of life in Israel. This book is truly a must-read!”
-Sarah Tuttle-Singer, author of Jerusalem Drawn & Quartered
DISCOVER THE ISRAEL YOU DIDN'T KNOW YOU DIDN'T KNOW...
Why do Israelis go bike riding on Yom Kippur?
What's a "freier," and why are Israelis so afraid to be one?
And why are Israelis less concerned about the prospect of a nuclear Iran than about the cost of cottage cheese?
In Israel 201 (Gefen), readers meet the real Israel, behind the headlines.
Shomer-Shabbos car insurance policies, IDF slang, Sukkah-friendly apartment buildings...
This is the Israel you didn't know you didn't know!
HEAR FROM EXPERTS...
For their research on Israel 201, Joel and Benji interviewed experts from across the spectrum of Israeli society, including:
Yael Arad, former Olympian and President of the Israel Olympic Committee, on athletics;
Avi Issacharoff, co-creator of the TV show Fauda, on show business;
Susan Weiss, Executive Director of the Center for Women's Justice, on laws of marriage and divorce;
Haifa University anthropologist Dr. Tamar Katriel, on the evolution of the Israeli personality;
"Futurist" David Passig, who predicts what Israel might look like seventy-five years from now...