Tag Archives: politics

Tweetup in Jerusalem

I’ve been trying to write this post for two weeks now… Not even sure why it’s taken me so long? First, for those who don’t know, Twitter is a social networking platform where you can sent out “tweets” – messages … Continue reading

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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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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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Three Years without Contact

Gilad Shalit is a huge topic in Israel, and today we mark three years since he was taken hostage by Hamas. Now, I do realize we have thousands of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli prisons, but there are some major … Continue reading

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War Again

Sorry if this sounds too self-centered, but this really sucks. Right in the middle of the kids’ Hannuka Holiday? I absolutely hate those phone calls too. Sigh. Flashbacks to the Lebanon war of 2006. I sure do hope this one … Continue reading

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The Black Revival of Shas?

Listening to the morning news just now, they mentioned that the Israeli political party of Shas has officially launched its elections campaign under the slogan of, how original, “Yes, we can!” Hilarious, really. Shas is the only political party in … Continue reading

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Israelis for Obama

Apparently some Israelis are taking an active side in the American elections. I happen to know from my cat forums just how emotional and heated up these elections can get. Cats and politics? Well, yes, we have a special forum … Continue reading

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In Defense of Olmert

Just read this post by Liza Rosenberg – The Little Ass that Could Eloquent as always, Liza expresses a common view in Israel these days: that the entire peace initiative vis-a-vis the Syrians is nothing more than a media spin … Continue reading

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