Monthly Archives: November 2008

Marketing Lessons for Kids

We’ve had a very nice weekend here. Today was spent at the Israeli amusement park known locally as the “Luna Park”. Certainly not my favorite hangout, but hey, the kids loved it. Then again, as I found out yesterday, if … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Thoughts in Israel

Thanksgiving is not celebrated in Israel, of course. I think this is pretty much a North American holiday? I only know people in the US and Canada who celebrate (and even that’s not on the same dates, I believe). All … Continue reading

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How Sick is That?

New meaning to the terms “internet tools” and “online search engine” with Google’s new web tool of Flu trends… What they do is they track searches for terms like “flu symptoms” and try to outline geographic trends by the IP … Continue reading

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The Wonders of Modern Technology

Sitting here reading the news online, listening to a multi-participant Skype talk in the background.  IsraeliDad on his computer, talking with three of his brothers all in the same time. One is located in his kibbutz up in the Golan. … Continue reading

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Booblil and the Israeli-Arab Conflict – Big Brother Thoughts

It’s embarassing to admit, but I too got addicted. What is it about 16 people locked up in a villa for 100 days? When it was launched, I simply ignored the Israeli version of “Big Brother”. I figured it was … Continue reading

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Virus Warning!

Ok, this post has nothing to do with Israel, and nothing to do with being a Mom. This is just something that has been bugging me for years – pardon the pun. Every once in a while, I get one … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Dan!

Our Dan turned five today – woohoo! Happy birthday to my youngest sweet boy! We had a small birthday party at his kindergarten yesterday morning, with games for the kids, songs, a cake and all that. Then today, we had … Continue reading

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Election Day

Long day here, with the kids off school today. Just when we thought there would be no holidays and time off school between Sukkot and Hannuka… Well, it’s a special celebration. As they say here, it’s a holiday of democracy. … Continue reading

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Bon Voyage

IsraeliDad’s family are quite the world travelers. Out of five sons and two parents, I think we can count on at least two of three being out of the country traveling at any given time. Today, my dear parents-in-law are … Continue reading

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In the Aftermath of This Week’s Operation in Gaza

Edited to add: I have spent sometime since initially making this post this morning, trying to gather up more information. I have found no indication in the Israeli press that any women were brought out of Gaza during the operation. … Continue reading

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