Writers at The Times of Israel tell us more about the history behind the Old City Walls and the daily life that flourishes there.
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Israeli author Aharon Appelfeld - who survived the Holocaust, won multiple literary awards, and published a book just three months ago - has passed away at the age of 85.
This is the traditional cake of Israel - and it is exceedingly popular. This cake appears in many shades and is covered in a variety of ways. A typical method involves cutting the cake horizontally in two and covering it with fresh strawberries (for which Israel is famous), jelly and whipped cream.
Esfir survived the Holocaust because a Christian family hid her family in a shack in their backyard. Today she is surviving poverty thanks, once again, to the kindness of Christians.
Yael and her family invite you to come pick fruit in Israel, while also learning about the biblical significance of the Holy Land's harvest.