Monthly Archives: July 2009

What Zionism REALLY Is

I became involved in some interesting “debates” on Twitter lately regarding Israel and Zionism. Quite a few people were outraged by my claim that the extreme-right in Israel (and their supporters abroad) are, de facto, acting against the best interests … Continue reading

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Who NOT to Follow on Twitter

Once or twice a week, I go over my list of followers on Twitter checking for recent additions. I look at the various profiles and decide who to follow back. I am at the point where I follow back only … Continue reading

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Caesarea Panoramic Pictures

Caesarea, locally known as Keyssaria, is one of my favorite places in Israel. The historic Old Town has it all – an amazing beach with archeological remains that encompass a huge temple, a hypodrome, an amphitheatre, an ancient harbor and … Continue reading

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The Holocaust and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Glenn Strachan mentioned an article in his facebook page today about a rather sensitive topic: the use, or abuse of the holocaust within the context of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Palestinians’ Plight, Holocaust Are Not Analogous I began commenting back, but … Continue reading

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The Israeli-Palestinian Game of Soccer

When I was growing up and we only had one non-commercial TV channel in Israel, we used to fantasize about commercials. We used to envy those lucky people living abroad who get to see those fun mini-clips, all glossy and depicting … Continue reading

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A Weapon of Mass Fornication

I’m in a good mood this morning. Just got back from my first workout as a 37 year old woman – so Happy Birthday to me! Going over the headlines, this one caught my eye: Hamas: Israel distributes libido-increasing gum … Continue reading

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Peace Activists Picnic Yesterday

Ok, heading for a political overdose, I can see that. Two posts at the same day and both political… Help! Actually, this one is kind of news reporting too. Israeli peace activist known online as IbnEzra posted on Twitter yesterday … Continue reading

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The Plight of the People in Gaza: Let’s Point More than One Finger

Many good people around the world, and in Israel itself, are extremely concerned about the humanitarian crisis in Gaza. I am too. When I think about Gaza, what comes to my mind, first and foremost, is the hundreds of thousands … Continue reading

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Sneeze and Cough into Your Elbow, Please!

My mother always told me to cover my mouth with my hand when sneezing or coughing. Like most Israelis, I never carry a hankerchief, so not coughing or sneezing right into someone else’s face, kinda made sense. Yesterday, I was … Continue reading

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How I Got to be Chased by a Lioness

I recently posted a little Twitter game that asked people to identify the lie among three claims I had made about myself. One of the claims was that I had been chased by a lioness. That one happened to be … Continue reading

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