Holiday Gift Guide
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One of the many funny little things I love about Israel is that in almost every convenient or corner store, you can find little cups of vodka to go. In the same place you would find your diet coke in the mini-fridge near the check-out, you will find these portable quadruple shots of vodka for 5 sheckles (about $1.25).

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They come in the type of plastic cups with the peel back foil lids that you find on airplanes filled with water mid-flight. Amazing! 'Sunset Beach Picnic' just got a whole new meaning.

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**Erin Gleeson is a photographer based in NYC, but she is spending a month this summer in Israel. She shoots food for magazines, newspapers and cookbooks and teaches photography at the Fashion Institute of Technology. You can see more of her work at