All posts tagged "Israel"

  • Roasting Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

    My schtick around here typically centers around Jewish books. But when I saw this article in the Onion, I couldn’t resist venturing away from my...

  • Going Green @ Jewlicious Festival

    Since the very first Jewlicious Festival in 2005, we have discussed Judaism and the environment. We’ve highlighted “greenkeit” from recycling in Jerusalem to ecology and...

  • From Jerusalem to New York

    Dear New York, First of all I wanted to congratulate you on the miraculous victory of the New York Giants over the New England Patriots...

  • Erykah Badu: Yeah she’s a twit…

    …but at least she’s entertaining! Erykah Badu’s recent visit to Israel began inauspiciously last Thursday when she told reporters and Israeli fans that she identified...

  • A Storm of Snow and Moguls…

    This is what I woke up to yesterday morning. Winter in Jerusalem is already difficult enough but when you add snow to the mix, oy…...

  • Harley Davidson in Israel

    I did a clip for Israel21c on Harley Davidson aficionados in Israel. That was fun. You know what else is fun? Israel21c’s new Web site...

  • Don’t read my lips

    Haaretz reports that any and all forms of Jewish prayer are forbidden on the Temple Mount. Not even moving your lips. It may provoke the...

  • Yiddish Theater: A Love Story – The New Film by Dan Katzir

    I met Dan Katzir (as in Ephraim Katzir, the fourth President of Israel) shortly after I made Aliyah in 2005. I was just a bushy-tailed,...

  • Hanukkah 2007: Day 1, Jerusalem

    Left: Nice new Menorah at the Kotel. Looks familiar? It used to be part of a synagogue in Gush Katif… Right: Hanukkah is… the festival...

  • A Thing that Made Muffti Go Hmmmn…

    Here’s a smattering of estimates that may make you quake in your boots next time you try to believe the latest intelligence as given by...

  • “Bush is very ugly!”

    “Abbas is very ugly! Olmert is very ugly! Hanniyeh is good!” A local shared these words of wisdom with me on a recent trip to...

  • Wir haben sie!*

    Back in the day, US American imports to Germany included chewing gum, caffeinated sparkling beverages, popcorn, jeans, and democracy. A few decades later Jimi Hendrix...

  • I Could Never be Here Without… American Apparel

    It’s been a while since we posted anything American Apparel related. The phone calls from Los Angeles started taking an angrier and more desperate tone,...

  • Tel Aviv Lesbian Stripshow Smackdown

    A recent by-women-for-women strip tease show in Tel Aviv has caused a riff in the city’s Lesbian community. Women attending the show at the Minerva...