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Israel to Iran: Checkmate Bitches

Israel to Iran: Checkmate Bitches
By October 25, 2010

Alik Gershon is our hero today, because not only did he reaffirm Jewish superiority at the game of chess, but he wrestled a record away from Iran. The 30-year-old grandmaster took took title for world record for simultaneous chess games, … Read More

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Israel Gets Porkier

Israel Gets Porkier
By September 29, 2010

It seems the current cultural trend of Jews openly celebrating their love of pork, opening restaurants such as Traif in New York and Animal in Los Angeles has arrived in Israel. Jeffery Yoskowitz of The New York Times reported today … Read More

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Yom HaZikaron: On Memory

Yom HaZikaron: On Memory
By April 29, 2009

Is a memory something you have or something you’ve lost? Read More

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The Miracle of Coffee

The Miracle of Coffee
By December 16, 2008

Finding the perfect cappuccino in Tel Aviv. Read More

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Arabs Hot for Israeli Porn

Arabs Hot for Israeli Porn
By January 29, 2008

First, they refuse to acknowledge Israel’s existence. Then, they log on to a website that’s doubly forbidden: Not only is it Israeli–it’s Israeli porn. Who are these seekers of sexy skin? Oh, just a few hundred thousand (at least) Arabs … Read More

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Tzedakah We Love: Encounter Exposes Jews to Palestinian Daily Life

Tzedakah We Love: Encounter Exposes Jews to Palestinian Daily Life
By January 8, 2008

Israel education is a hugely important factor in any Jewish community and Jewish life, but I don’t feel like I’ve ever gotten an adequate exposure to Palestinian life. Read More

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“Socially Responsible Tourism” Comes to Israel

“Socially Responsible Tourism” Comes to Israel
By December 14, 2007

Israel is trying to sex up its image. The July issue of Maxim led with a spicy photo spread of the “Women of the Israel Defense Force“—an idea pitched to the magazine by the Israeli consulate in New York. And … Read More

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Five Ways to Rock Yom Ha’atzmaut

Five Ways to Rock Yom Ha’atzmaut
By April 23, 2007

A ew things you can do to focus your day on Israel and on freedom. Read More

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