Posts Tagged "Israel"

Israel

Where people applaud when the ‘plane lands safely on terra firma in Ben Gurion Airport. Where taxi drivers tell you you have to make aliyah, then tell you everything that’s wrong with the country. Where…

In the footsteps of our fathers

On Thursday last week I was hanging out with family in the Gush – Gush Etzion – and had the honour of visiting the Lone Tree Brewery. I will be writing a review after the…

Bravo Israel!

From the JPost: The Ministerial Committee for Legislation approved a bill forbidding extremely underweight models to be shown in advertisements, on Sunday. In addition, using Photoshop and other graphics programs to make models look thinner…

The Full Text of Hatikva

written by Naftali Hertz Imber in 1878. When it was written it was called Tikvateinu – our hope. (with thanks to Wikipedia) Hebrew Transliteration English translation –I– כָּל־עוֹד בַּלֵּבָב פְּנִימָה Kol-‘od balevav penimah As long…

Happy 62nd Birthday Israel!!

62 Things My Buddy Benji Loves About Israel from jpost.com You’ve waited all year and it’s finally here. Inspired by last year’s “61 more things I love about Israel” and 2008′s  “60 things I love…

Some More Hair Covering Thoughts

When I was first married more than 15 years ago, I did everything to avoid wearing a sheitel. I lived in berets and snoods and scarves. I worked in a Jewish school, so it was…

Rescinding a Get

One of the reasons I like social media is that I get to participate in awesome conversations in a variety of different settings about multiple issues. A friend of mine updated his status today that…

Go Bibi Go!!

I tend to stay away from politics here on the blog, for the most part. BUT Bibi spoke so well today at the UN that I had to share his speech with you. Copied in…

Interesting Development

I need time to digest this and put my thoughts together on it – but I wanted to know what YOU think. Israeli Rabbis Back Gay Parenting please read the link and comment here. thanks.

2008 retrospective

I started writing a look back at the year that was, but the first draft ended up being a play by play of the guys that I dated. I should be blushing here, right, but…

Protect your children?

Those of you who read my blog regularly know that I very rarely discuss politics. I don’t have time nor patience for it, and I don’t even pretend to understand what the heck goes on…

Vacation, all I ever wanted

We have 36 hours left in Israel, and it has been absolute bliss! We both feel as if we have been here for weeks. We packed so much into 7 full days, saw so much…