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The 5 Best Cafes in Tel Aviv for Brunch

by Amy Albertson March 7, 2019 at 8:24 am
The 5 Best Cafes for Brunch in Tel Aviv

The 5 Best Cafes in Tel Aviv for Brunch

by Amy Albertson March 7, 2019 at 8:24 am

As told by Birthright Israel alumna and Tel Aviv local, Amy Albertson of The Asian Israeli. Israel might be the Jewish state, but in Tel Aviv brunch is like a religion. There are endless spots to try, each serving up their versions of the “Israeli breakfast” – a spread of eggs made to order, cheeses, dips, bread, and it usually includes a coffee and/or juice. Read More

Meet the Girl behind the Instagram Account ‘The Asian Israeli’

by Birthright Israel Foundation March 7, 2019 at 8:21 am
Amy in Israel years after her Birthright Israel trip

Meet the Girl behind the Instagram Account ‘The Asian Israeli’

by Birthright Israel Foundation March 7, 2019 at 8:21 am

If you look at the first three-quarters of my life, you’ll probably agree that my journey to Israel is entirely unexpected. I grew up in Sacramento, California in a mixed family. One of my parents is Jewish, the other is Chinese, and they are both awesome, open, and loving. We celebrated Jewish and Christian holidays – Hanukkah and Passover, Christmas and Easter – all in a very secular way. Read More