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  • Bad News

    The Hilton hotel at Taba, apparently full of vacationing Israelis (sukkot), has just had a massive explosion. Reports indicate many wounded and dead. The Israeli...

  • One Day It’s a Faux Pas, the Next It’s a NOBEL

    Aaron Ciechanover and Avram Hershko have just won Israel’s first Chemistry Nobel Prize. “The scientists found that proteins that could cause disease are “labeled” for...

  • Faux Pas of the Year

    These are not stupid men. Why do they say stupid things in public fora and put Israel’s best (only?) ally in such an awkward position?...

  • Dishonesty and Misinformation at B’Tselem

    The other day I was looking at a chart in an American newspaper showing the death statistics of the current Israel-Palestinians war. The numbers were...

  • Did it really have to be this long?

    The prize for overblown, overlong, overthought, uninformative and generally drab newspaper article of the year goes to this piece about a very serious food. By...

  • As if we didn’t already know…

    So now it’s official, UNWRA employs Hamas members. The Agency’s head, Peter Hansen, who is currently embroiled in a fight with the IDF about the...

  • With Friends Like This…

    Well, it appears that not only our Jewish clergy oppose the Gaza pullout, but Evangelical Christians do as well. Yup, Pat Robertson was leading about...

  • Uh, wouldn’t a high-level summit between Jews and Palestinians be just a bit more helpful?

    Jews, Presbyterians Meet Over Israeli Policy Divide A high-level summit between Jewish and Presbyterian leaders on Tuesday covered little new ground in an ongoing dispute...

  • Clerics Clash at Christ’s Crucifixion Church

    There seems to have been a heck of a rumble at Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre, believed to be the site of both Jesus’...

  • Fatwa

    It’s embarrassing when our clerics, err, rabbis start announcing fatwas. I mean, how are we supposed to criticize Iranian clerics for wanting Salman Rushdie murdered...

  • The Last Sin Is Always the Sweetest

    Just in case you were a little too good this year and can’t think of anything to repent for , worry no longer. If you...

  • 4 Wheeled Accomplices of Terror

    Driving for Jihad In light of the recent terror attack near my old digs in French Hill, as well as the latest outrage at the...

  • Bombing

    Sorry to kill the birthright Buzz, but unfortunetly, we had another bombing. A bus stop on French Hill in Jerusalem. Details here Read.

  • Go to Israel for free this winter

    You know the routine – if you are between the ages of 18 and 26, Jewish, and have never been to Israel on an organized...

  • Madonna, Israel, Kabbalah blah blah blah

    Madonna blah blah blah, Israel, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv,blah blah blah. Western Wall, blah blah, bodyguards, blah, blah, blah. Esther. Blah. Paparazzi. Blah, blah. When does...

  • Ono awards Vanunu $50k Peace prize

    John Lennon’s whacky widow Yoko Ono, 71, recently announced that she will be awarding Mordechai Vanunu a $50,000 peace prize. The LennonOno prize, was founded...

  • Stupidest Idea Ever: 5 Million of them in fact…

    I can’t fault these Danes for their good intentions and all, but talk about NAIVE. Lebanon’s Daily Star has a detailed and interesting article about...

  • Who knew Anti-Semitic paranoia could be so entertaining?!

    Want to understand Kashrut as the vast Zionist conspiracy that it is, or PayPal as a vehicle of censorship a la the Wiesenthal Center, or...

  • “Would you like fries with that?”, it Ain’t

    Cafe Hillel, near Ben Yehuda in Jerusalem – You can buy your avocado sandwich on the fluffiest bread ever, and water, but when checking out,...

  • Messianic Translator?

    Did you know that when watching American television subtitled in Hebrew in Israel, when a character in frustration or anger shouts, “Jesus!”, the subtitle says...