Gil Zohar Gil Zohar
Articles about Israel
2013

Notre Dame offers hospitality worthy of the Pope
www.travelujah.com
October 1, 2013

Train spotting - The Israel Railways Museum in Haifa’s Ottoman–era train station waits for the Valley Railroad to be rebuilt
Segula Magazine
June, 2013

Jerusalem, a model city - past imperfect, present tense, future messianic
Segula Magazine
May, 2013

Thousands of Eastern Orthodox pilgrims jam the Old City for the Easter Holy Fire ceremony
www.travelujah.com
May 5, 2013

Rav Kook poetry inspires jazz performance art at Beit ha-Rav
The Jerusalem Post
January 18, 2013

2012

Kaiser Wilhelm II and Winston Churchill return to Jerusalem
The Jewish Chronicle, Pittsburgh
November 6, 2012

Mamacita Carmenicita at Masada; Opera spectacle and surprise third string diva wow cognoscenti
Friday Night, Toronto
June 8, 2012

Former Templer colony of Sarona reborn as an entertainment and commercial center
Jerusalem Post
June 1, 2012

House demolition threatens Mount of Olives family unable to pay court fine
Jerusalem Post
April 20, 2012

A swift return, Migrating birds come home to nest at the Western Wall
Jerusalem Post
March 9, 2012

The Ella Valley is just a stone’s throw from Jerusalem
www.travelujah.com
March 1, 2012

2011

The Führer of the Arabs; The Mufti of Jerusalem’s years in Nazi Berlin
Jerusalem Post
August 26, 2011

Oscar winner “Strangers No More” promises no Hollywood ending
Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
March 1, 2011

Is it safe to visit Israel?
www.travelujah.com
February 24, 2011

2010

Returning to Jerusalem after 62 years: Where are the Union Jacks?
Jerusalem Post
October 15, 2010

Suriname youth visit Israel in first-ever Birthright trip from South American country
The Jewish Exponent, Philadelphia
October 4, 2010

Gay gesunderheit in Tel Aviv
The Jewish News, London, UK
September 25, 2010

Srulik, meet Handala
Common Ground News Service
November 25, 2010

Exhibit recalls the role of the Austro-Hungarian army in WWI Palestine
Jerusalem Post
July 30, 2010

Treasure trove unveiled Israel Museum reopens after a $100-million makeover
Jewish Tribune, Toronto
July 21, 2010

Putting the "Up" in Start-Up Nation
Tel Aviv University Review
Spring, 2010

Hurva Synagogue rededicated
Chicago Jewish Star
April 12, 2010

St. James Cathedral added to World Monuments Fund watch list
Travelujah web site
February 13, 2010

A tour of ancient trees in the Holy Land celebrates Judaism's arbor day
Jewish Independent, Vancouver
January 29, 2010

Abu Ghosh regains Guinness world record for largest plate of hummus
Jerusalem Post
January 15, 2010

2009

When BDS gets personal: No Israelis or journalists welcome at Al-Quds Underground theater event
Jerusalem Post
November 6 , 2009

Palestinians cancel Leonard Cohen's Ramallah concert in protest against Israel
Chicago Jewish Star
August 4, 2009

Temple Mount quarry discovered?
Jewish Independent, Vancouver
July 17, 2009

Beit Arabiya symbolizes the 22,000 home demolition orders hang over Jerusalem
Jerusalem Post
July 17, 2009

The dope on the Pope
Orthodox Union web site
May 20, 2009

Show and tel - the Big Orange celebrates its centenary
Jewish Independent, Vancouver
April 10, 2009

Three decades of cold peace with Egypt better than 30 years of hot war
Jewish Independent, Vancouver
March 27, 2009

The curse of the Dead Sea Scrolls
Chicago Jewish Star
March 17, 2009

Fringe benefits: Kfar Adumim factory revives the lost commandment of tekhelet
Jerusalem Post
March 13, 2009

In Israel, a green light does not mean "Go"
Jewish Free Press, Calgary
March 6, 2009

IAF's F-16 fighter pilots armed with a secret weapon - tefillin
Chicago Jewish Star
February 3, 2009

A postcard from the Gaza front
Jewish Independent, Vancouver
January 29, 2009

R&R from the rockets suggests the resilience of Israeli youth
Orthodox Union web site
January 19, 2009

2008

Good-bye, Norma in jeans
Jerusalem Post
December 26, 2008

She hates you, yeah, yeah, yeah
Jewish Independent, Vancouver
November 29, 2008

Gaza's ship of fools founders
Chicago Jewish Star
September 9, 2008

For Kevork Kahvedjian, life's a snap
Jerusalem Post
September 5, 2008

UN, Shmoo-N
Chicago Jewish Star
July 30, 2008

Modi'in's Central Station opens but commuters still complain of 'train wreck'
Jerusalem Post
June 20, 2008

Classic cars rally arrives at Knesset from London
European Jewish Press web site
June 4, 2008

Burd flies to the Western Wall for 40 days of prayer
Jewish Independent, Vancouver
May 12, 2008

This land is your land
Tel Aviv University Review
Spring, 2008

Greener pastors: Baptist finds Jerusalem even more "homey" than Vienna or Milan
Jerusalem Post
March 28, 2008

Palestinian twin preemies endangered by Hamas rocket attack on Ashkelon's hospital
Chicago Jewish Star
March 4, 2008

Jerusalem de-constructed - a story of sex, lies and red tape
Jerusalem Post
February 22, 2008

Acrylic kabbala
Jewish Press, Brooklyn
February 18, 2008

Takoma Park couple closer to same-sex Israeli adoption
Washington Jewish Week
February 8, 2008

2007

Scholars thrilled by return of Aleppo Codex fragment
Jewish Independent, Vancouver
December 3, 2007

Rova residents fume under parking restrictions
Jerusalem Post
November 2, 2007

Squatters rights and wrongs
Jerusalem Post
July 27, 2007

Conrad Black's trial recalls despoliation of The Jerusalem Post
Jewish Independent, Vancouver
July 2, 2007

After 37 years, Mamilla eyesore nears completion
Jerusalem Post
May 25, 2007

Zion Square saved: Canadian donors pull out of controversial project in downtown Jerusalem
Jerusalem Post
May 4, 2007

Springtime by the Spring of Ein Kerem
Jerusalem Post
March 9, 2007

Avi and Benyamin Rose become Jerusalem's first official gay married couple
Calgary Jewish Free Press
February 6, 2007

Israeli-Palestinian comedy tour shows peace is a laughing matter
Jerusalem Post
February 2, 2007

Sunny Sinai offers a unique campsite for Arab-Israeli co-existence
Jerusalem Report
January 22, 2007

2006

Up to speed?
Jerusalem Post
December 8, 2006

British historian claims to have found the Temple treasures
Jerusalem Post
October 13, 2006

Reflections on Yom ha-Atzmaut as a new immigrant
Reading Jewish
May 4, 2006

For haredim in Beit Shemesh, life's a riot
Jerusalem Post
February 17, 2006

Pizza Hut bows out in Emek Refaim fast food war
Jerusalem Post
February 17, 2006

Amal Abboud - teaching ESL and tolerance in the Middle East with a Canadian accent
Toronto Star
March 11, 2006

2005

Ethiopian pilgrims gather in Jerusalem for Sigd festival
Jewish Tribune, Toronto
December 1, 2005

Canadians raising funds to train seeing-eye dogs for blind Israelis
Jewish Tribune, Toronto
November 17, 2005

For American developer Jake Leibowitz, Eden Hills represents a David vs. Goliath victory over Israel's sclerotic bureaucracy
Jewish Tribune, Toronto
August 12, 2005

Pettigrew stumbles over "bump" at Arafat's grave
Jewish Tribune, Toronto
February 11, 2005

2004

Thailand's Labour Minister fails to persuade Thai workers in Gaza to return home

Montreal developer gets go ahead to complete Tel Aviv's Azrieli Center
Jewish Tribune, Toronto
October 28, 2004

Israel's first openly gay Knesset member marries in Toronto
Jerusalem Report
September 12, 2004

Jerusalem's new LRT to include a landmark bridge by Calatrava
Jewish Tribune, Toronto
August 6, 2004

2002

Noted kabbalist and dean of destroyed Nablus yeshiva calls for "revolution" in Israel
Jewish Tribune, Toronto
May 9, 2002

First Canadian killed in Intifada
Jewish Tribune, Toronto
March 11, 2002

Terrorism triggers surge in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder cases in Israel
Jerusalem Report
February 14, 2002

2001

Old City peace vigil attracts diehard believers in co-existence
Jewish Free Press
November 9, 2001

2000

Gaza's closed airport symbolizes unrealized peace in the Mideast
Jewish Tribune, Toronto
November 23, 2000

1998

Bethlehem before Christmas
Forever Young
December 6, 1998

Profits, Not Prophets Lure Canadian Investors to Israel
Toronto Star
June 8, 1998

1997

Archaeologists uncover Caesarea site linked to St. Paul
Catholic Register
October 12, 1997

1995

Jerusalem City Hall promises an uncommon town common

1994

Ethiopian monastery on the roof of the Holy Sepulchre
Catholic Register
September 2, 1994

Great Caesar's ghost
EnRoute
July 1994

Schindler's Grave in Jerusalem not on tourists' list
The Jewish Week, New York
May 9, 1994

Israel Returns Drained Lake to Bird-lovers' Wetland
Now, Toronto
February 10, 1994

1991

The Samaritans of the Bible re-enact the Passover Exodus

1990

Ivan Demjanjuk's Treblinka: A terrible defence for terrible crimes

1988

The PTL scandal leaves Jerusalem disfigured
Jewish Tribune, Toronto
April 25, 1988