Notes on Moving to Israel in a Pandemic

The ancient Israelites, wandering in the wilderness, had more plentiful provisions than British Airways on this particular evening. How would I—we—get through this journey?

Pre-Rosh Hashanah shopping at the Mahane Yehuda Market in Jerusalem on September 18, 2020. Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Pre-Rosh Hashanah shopping at the Mahane Yehuda Market in Jerusalem on September 18, 2020. Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Observation
Sept. 24 2020
About the author

Tamara Berens is a Krauthammer fellow at Mosaic.


It is by now a cliché to observe that COVID-19 is not the “great equalizer” it was once proclaimed to be. I’m not so sure.

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