Karen Brunwasser

This piece appeared in the FT Weekend’s Expat Lives column: ©Eyal Warshavsky Nothing beats the shuk, as far as Karen Brunwasser is concerned, especially on a busy Friday afternoon when Jerusalemites stock up for Shabbat, the Jewish sabbath. “People push and shove, and there’s yelling, but that’s when the Mahane Yehuda market is at its peak,” she says. A bustling marketplace by day, the shuk is full of bars and restaurants that open late most evenings, attracting an eclectic crowd from across the city’s ethnic, religious and political divides. Until about five years ago, there was no nightlife at the … Continue reading Karen Brunwasser