October 22, 2019

Two Nice Jewish Boys

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”.
For almost seven years a gruesome civil war has been tearing Syria apart. With half a million dead, 5 million refugees and 7 million...
“There is no spoon.” Remember that line from the "The Matrix"? Neo walks into the Oracle’s house to discover a monk-child sitting...
In the fall of 2016 something truly bizarre happened in the United States embassy in Havana, Cuba. According to reports, 22 embassy...
Soda water or still water? The big question. Here in Israel, we love our soda water. Maybe we relate to the pressure that builds up from...
“Unshakable and unbreakable”. Those two words were used by the Obama administration to describe the special, intimate relationship...
On October 5, 2017, only a few months ago, a report published in The New York Times shook the foundations at the epicenter of America’s...
I (Naor) just came back from a ten day trip in Poland. What I saw there perplexed me. On one hand, Poland is going through massive political changes in...
Size matters. Or so, at least, we’ve been told from the moment we were born: the tallest guy gets the glory on the basketball courts at school;
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