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A lot of links have gone by, with a holiday and a university deadline in the middle. Here’s what you missed on the Wizardof.il’s Facebook in the past week + 2 days: 1. May 17th, “Frank Sinatra once appeared at “Action for Palestine” benefit concert“, from Israellycool.com And it’s not what you think… 2. May […]

The Old City of Jerusalem, as seen from Mount Scopus. My own photo.

While I write posts rather sparingly these days, I do share links and statuses on Facebook quite a lot. I’m starting a weekly blogpost, in which I’ll bring the updates from the past week. May 10th- World War II veterans in today’s parade in Jerusalem in honor of 70 years since the victory over the […]

This is the bus stop at which, less than three weeks ago, Shira Klein, the sister of a friend of mine, was wounded and her fiance, Shalom Sharki, was murdered, when a Palestinian terrorist rammed his car into them as they waited for a bus on the eve of Holocaust memorial day. Now, all the […]

If you’ve come looking for an interesting post on Israel, full of Zionist passion, detailing the various virtues of Israel as a light unto the nations in fields of science, society and democratic values and on how we help those in need, after earthquakes or civil wars, you’ve come to the right blog, but the […]

This is not a regular post. I’m not even sure if I have a point to make. Today was Holocaust Remembrance Day in Israel, set on the Hebrew date, the 27th of the month of NIssan, of the liquidation of the Warsaw Ghetto. I won’t discuss the message or messages we take from this day, […]

The elections have been behind us for a month, so now is a good time to look back and sum things up. They were elections fraught with double standards, outrageous mudslinging and political spins, and almost no public discussion over the real issues that need to be dealt with in Israel. No one really understands […]

The final results of Israel’s elections were published today, after the soldiers’ votes have been counted. Right-wing parties: Likud (Benyamin Netanyahu)- 30 Jewish Home (Naftali Bennet)- 8 Yisrael Beiteinu (Avigdor Lieberman)- 6 Center parties: Kulanu (Moshe Kahlon)- 10 Yesh Atid (Yair Lapid)- 11 Left-wing parties: Labor (Yitzhak Hertzog and Tzipi Livni)- 24 Meretz (Zehava Gal’on)- […]

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