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Israel Forces Kill Palestinian Armed With Knives

A Palestinian man, armed with knives, has been shot and killed by Israeli forces as he tried to attack troops at a checkpoint in Jerusalem. 182 more words


From Mourning to Celebrating: Holidays in Israel

I haven’t been very good about blogging lately.

I like to think that I have a pretty good excuse though—I mean, I am here in Israel for only a few more months and it’s been a pretty crazy time so far! 641 more words

Take The Kugel Exit - Happy Birthday Israel!

“I love that this (Israeli) exit shares the name with an Ashkenazi egg noodle dish” writes Israeli comedian Benji Lovitt in his list of things he loves about Israel, published in the… 212 more words

Rabbi Andrew Jacobs

Good News Friday

It’s hard to be believe another week has already passed, but with Yom Hazikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut in the middle the week felt somewhat shortened. 514 more words

Israel News

Concerning Concerts

I am kind of proud of myself today.

Oh wait – before you go any further, try saying the title three times fast?

I actually went to a place with people I didn’t know yesterday, and didn’t spend all of my time on my phone playing Bejewelled! 666 more words


Happy Independence Day

Today Israel is celebrating her 67th birthday. Last night the big party has started.
I didn’t know what to expect from this holiday, but I can tell you that I was very surprised, in a positive way. 210 more words

Tel Aviv

Remembrace Day / Independence Day

2015 Yom HaZikaron Ceremony

From Jerusalem, the capital of the modern State of Israel for the last 67 years, and the historic capital of the Jewish people for 3,000 years, I wish you all a very happy Independence Day! 58 more words