Lisa Klug, The Times of Israel

Lisa Klug

The Times of Israel

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Past articles by Lisa:

Mom’s hidden childhood scrapbook sends daughter on journey into pre-WWII Vienna

New York Times bestselling author Julie Metz details a never-told family history uncovered after her mother's death through painstaking research, in her new book 'Eva and Eve' → Read More

Cantor’s son makes rocker dreams come true at Rock N’ Roll Fantasy Camp

87 feel-good minutes are jammed into documentary 'Rock Camp: The Movie' as promoter David Fishof invites rock gods to perform alongside mere mortals - often with touching results → Read More

Hours before border closes, 72 Ethiopian immigrants land in Israel overnight

Amid accusations of ageism and after a frustrating stop-start immigration process, 14 Falash Mura families to be reunited with Israeli relatives, while hundreds more wait → Read More

24 immigrants from US go straight from Ben Gurion Airport to two-week quarantine

Even as the two dozen new immigrants were in air on their way to their new land, the country tightened coronavirus guidelines and bureaucrats scrambled → Read More

Citing coronavirus fears, Israel suspends immigration of 250 Ethiopians

Immigration ministry spokesperson claims Prime Minister's Office nixed flights for health reasons; former MK Avraham Neguise says immigration from other countries is unhindered → Read More

‘Shark Tank’ judges in a frenzy over Jewish mom’s meatless Unreal Deli

With generations of deli ownership in her family, now-vegan Jenny Goldfarb introduces her veggie corned beef on competitive investment show; Jewish billionaire Mark Cuban loves it → Read More

New band makes Jewish soul music for major Hollywood movies and TV ads

After its Israeli-American members founded popular bands Moshav and Blue Fringe, LA-based Distant Cousins is making a name for itself in the music industry mainstream → Read More

Visually-impaired kids can whip up a feast with these veggie-shaped utensils

Aimed at kids and adults alike, the smiley-faced kitchen tools make it easy and enjoyable for everyone to lend a hand at mealtime → Read More

San Francisco Symphony revives homage to Anne Frank, dedicates it to Pittsburgh

Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas's 36-minute piece, originally written in partnership with Audrey Hepburn, gets new life for 70 years to UN's Universal Declaration of Human Rights → Read More

Why ugly produce can be a beautiful thing

Living by the adage that one man's trash is another's treasure, this company gives misshapen fruits and vegetables happy homes at discount prices → Read More

Bridging denominations, this Jewish musician puts the ‘soul’ in music

For over 25 years Sam Glaser has taken Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach’s lead and brought his heartfelt melodies to where the ‘yidden’ are → Read More

A graphic memoir of loss and love in which the writer stars as anti-hero

In 'Last Things,' celebrated children's author Marissa Moss illustrates her realistic experience as caregiver while watching her husband die of ALS → Read More

Taking aim at stereotypes, this Jewish shooting club sets its sights on a good schmear

The LA-based Bullets & Bagels uses the right to bear arms to bring people Jews of all stripes together for a nosh with a side of self defense → Read More

Jerusalem Chords bridge to light up welcome for Trump

US president unlikely to actually witness display on iconic span at entrance to city → Read More

How a book on WWII Rabbits of Ravensbruck lept into bestseller lists

Author Martha Hall Kelly first heard of the female Nazi experimentation victims by accident while visiting a lilac garden -- but then she kept digging → Read More

Odd couple: The Holocaust survivor who shares a flat with the graddaughter of Nazis

When 95-year-old Ben Stern got a call from 31-year-old Lea Heitfeld about becoming flatmates, he kept an open mind. After all, she is a Jewish Studies grad student → Read More

Raised on his mother’s show tunes, a composer takes a shot at Broadway

Closing May 21, Dan Messe’s ‘Amelie’ was Tony season’s first casualty. But with successful runs in Berkeley and LA, the Jewish musician says the show will go on → Read More

The Muslim-Jewish women’s show with the ‘chutzpah’ to connect

Now running, 'More Courage' is an interfaith exploration of bravery that bridges cultural gaps → Read More

This nice Jewish boy just nabbed 9 Tony nominations

Steven Levenson is reaping his rightful rewards after years of work on ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ and ‘If I forget,’ which ran concurrently this year in NY → Read More

Aged 60-94, senior athletes teach a whippersnapper filmmaker to dream big

A reality TV editor during the day, Eric Goldfarb moonlights making 'inspirational' films -- and experiences some of the positive benefits firsthand → Read More