Perhaps this uptick of stories on my Tales blog has to do with Passover being so near. There was an article in the NY Times about the Jewish community of Bahrain. Too bad luck kept me from visiting Bahrain, otherwise that could have been my story.
One of a dying breed of Bohemian, Orientalist Zionists. Also a cunning linguist, phrase-turner, gastronomist and a Public Diplomacy Knight Errant. Of late, a PD Guru, Comm Swami, Idea Peddler and Sultan of Spin.