September 25, 2018

Naor Meningher and Eytan Weinstein

Two Nice Jewish Boys is a weekly podcast in English about life in Israel. Naor Meningher and Eytan Weinstein offer you a glimpse of Israel and some of the interesting people who live here. Naor Meninger is an independent filmmaker. He’s obsessed with Italy and runs the Israeli parmesan black-market. Eytan Weinstein is an interactive scriptwriter. He grew up in Birmingham, Alabama and pronounces the word “drawer” funny.
Walking down the streets of Tel Aviv, it’s practically impossible to ignore the humble, yet still extraordinary architecture of this...
Americans love reading. And often, more than 140 characters. While here in Israel the number of book readers is at a constant decline -
4 years ago, under the sweltering heat of Nineveh in the Kurdish region of Northern Iraq, the small city of Sinjar came under attack...
In the 1990’s the Iron Curtain finally came down, making it possible for approximately 1 million Russian Speaking Jews to flee and...
In today’s world every one of us is a pseudo-photographer. The ubiquity of advanced photography devices has turned us into...
Behind every great man stands a great political strategist. As far as political earthquakes go, Donald Trump’s victory in November 2016...
Science and Religion. The ultimate standoff. It’s hard to imagine two more dichotomous extremes, right? Well, maybe not.
What makes someone a Jew? Some might say: I’m a Jew because I believe in Judaism, and I feel Jewish. But to many, including most Orthodox...
Never underestimate the task of a journalist. In the maelstrom of political commentary which seems to pull...
Reading through a list of Achinoam Nini’s performances, you can’t help but be taken aback by the sheer magnitude of her career.
Humans yearn for beauty from the moment they are born. And though nature has the ability to supply us with pretty impressive...
Undoubtedly, over the past several weeks, you’ve received countless emails from services ranging from Spotify to that restaurant...
Every nation needs a mythical hero, a key figure in its history that against all odds, rebelled and fought the malicious powers that be...
Few figures in Israeli politics, or in global politics for that matter, arouse such extreme levels of both antagonism and diehard support...
When we hear about cyber attacks, systems getting hacked and ransomware, we usually imagine a bunch of masked hoodlums in a dark basement,
Yariv Bash had a simple idea: taking Israel to the moon, for the first time. To pursue his new dream he quit a luxurious job in the...
Settlers. They are mentioned endlessly in international media, often described as religious fanatics. They are also very present in the...
Nothing in Robi Damelin’s life could have prepared her for that day. Not growing up in South Africa under Apartheid.
Close to 60 years ago, in the early 1960s, Marijuana AKA Cannabis wasn’t exactly the friendly substance it is today.
Once upon a time there were cave walls. Our ancestors sketched hunting scenes and traced their hands on them.
A little over a week ago, in the early morning of April 21st, Fadi Al-Batsh was walking down a road in Gombak, a suburb of Kuala...
Mark was born in Kuwait. His father was a Palestinian refugee, who was born in 1945 in Bet Shean (now a city in Israel).
Jerusalem. A powerful city. So powerful that we recall it when we take the oath of matrimony, on every holiday and with it we seal...
What do you know about the world of ultra-orthodox Jews? Probably more or less as much as we, secular Israelis, know.
Immigrating to Israel is not easy. Alongside mastering Hebrew, finding a Job and making friends, one of the biggest challenges...
It was a cold January afternoon in New York City when Adir Freilich boarded US Airways flight 1549 to Charlotte, North Carolina.
It was a Saturday afternoon in mid December in 2010 when Kay Wilson and Kristine Luken decided to go for a hike in the Mata forest,
What were the qualities that pushed mankind forward throughout history? Deduction was an important element in our ability to understand...
Usually a Skype call begins with a clamor of several similar, almost identical, questions: “Can you hear me?”, “Can you hear me now?”.
“You promised a dove.” Those words were written by the Israeli poet, Shmuel Hasfari, in his song “Winter ‘73”.
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