Archive for March, 2010

Lieberman’s Top Ten

March 31, 2010

Tweet And it came to pass, when Avigdor came down from mount Sinai with the two tables of testimony in Avigdor’s hand. And when Bibi and all the children of Israel saw Avigdor, behold, the skin of his face shone; and they were afraid to come nigh him. For he remindeth them of the dangerous […]

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A Dangerous Cocktail

March 29, 2010

Tweet Cross-posted with The Huffington Post What does a small hospital in Ashkelon, a town 20 km north of the Gaza Strip, have to do with Middle East peace and the Iranian nuclear program? Probably a lot more than you think. Last Sunday, the Israeli cabinet approved by one vote a plan to relocate the […]

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Happy Birthday Half & Half!

March 26, 2010

Tweet Exactly one year ago I wrote my first blog post and gave birth to Half & Half with an analysis of the quirkiness of Anglos, who of all places chose to live in Israel. Since then it’s been quite the roller-coaster. There have been periods where I’ve written 3-4 times a week – and […]

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This Coming Friday

March 23, 2010

Tweet I’ll be relaunching Half & Half on Friday. I’ll have a new address, a new WordPress theme, and some Google ads. I’ve wanted a new address for a while now, got kinda tired of the wordpress stuck in the the middle, so – I bought a domain. Also, I had some complaints about reading […]

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Izzie in HolyLand – Part 7

March 17, 2010

Tweet It’s 3 am in Jerusalem. Izzie’s just finished another consult with her ministers on how to get out of the mess Eli Yishai caused during the Biden visit. She’s been crying the whole night. Just as she finally begins to close her eyes, the phone rings. Emanuel: Izzie? Izzie: Yes, who is this? Emanuel: […]

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Oh My Gosh

March 14, 2010

Tweet I can’t decide whether I like this song by Efrat Gosh, or not. There’s something very cool about it, and yet extremely annoying at the same time… But while searching for the video clip, I found out she made not one, not two – but seven different clips for it! The Hearts: The Promenade: […]

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I'm Dreaming of a White Intifada

March 11, 2010

Tweet I’m dreaming of a white Intifada Just like good ‘ole Ghandi used to do Where the protests in Bil’in And demos in Na’alin Do more than a suicide bomber or two ————————— I’m dreaming of a white Intifada With every blog post that I write May your boycotts topple Bibi And the Right And […]

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By George, I think They've Got It!

March 11, 2010

Tweet Cross-posted with The Huffington Post With Bibi Netanyahu turning out to be just another Yitzhak Shamir – the one who doesn’t initiate, doesn’t lead and does nothing to get things moving – the ball has been thrown into the Palestinians’ court. And if we stick with the sports metaphors for a bit, what a […]

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If it Ain't Right(wing), It's Wrong

March 7, 2010

Tweet One of the most common slogans used by Israeli left-wingers is “the occupation corrupts”. Meaning, it corrupts Israeli society – and even more importantly, it corrupts Israeli democracy. But the damage that Benjamin Netanyahu’s government has done in its first year is so overwhelming, one can only wonder what will happen if he’s lucky enough […]

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The Green Prince

March 6, 2010

Tweet This has got to be one of the most interesting stories I’ve read in a long time. Avi Issacharof of Haaretz reveals that Mosab Hassan Yosef, the son of the leader of Hamas in the West Bank, was actually an Israeli agent working for the Shin Bet. Apparently, the guy saved hundreds of lives […]

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