Passover Among Wanderers

At the Seder I typically attend at home, we sit on the floor in a living room made over into a tent. The walls and ceiling covered in sheets, we try to remind ourselves what it might have been like to be refugees from a land that so feared our ancestors that it first enslaved…

On Journeys

When Matt and I decided to spend six weeks traveling, we wanted to spend most of it in one place. Bopping from one city to another every few days can be exhilarating. For me, it also gets exhausting fast. So we chose to dedicate the bulk of our time to Belgrade. Still, we wondered how…

Djerdap

In Djerdap National Park we learned that kneidelach means dumping in Serbian too, not just Yiddish. And that, like in Yiddish, it can also refer to something that looks suspiciously like a matzo ball. Our expert guide Klara, pictured here her shaggy white and brown coat, led us to the Kovilovo path. From the top,…