About the Author

Esther Mendelsohn

Esther Mendelsohn is a Jerusalem-based Podiatrist. In between footcare she enjoys writing articles.


As a British Podiatrist in Israel, every day that I get to deal with Israeli corns is an adventure.

Men and their Drawers

Storage spaces for important possessions. For men.

Bubbie’s Fairy Tales

My Bubbie’s take on Rapunzel.

Secrets in the Shtetl

Have you ever tried to keep a secret in a close-knit Jewish community? I tried, and it doesn’t work.

They Call It Superstition

Superstitious people are everywhere. Whatever you do, don’t give them the evil eye.

Orthodoxy at University

From an Orthodox all-girls high school to a secular British University. In two words: culture shock.

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