Monthly Archives: July 2012
Many Jews come to live in Israel expecting to find a place where they can finally just be Jewish. People who have lived through persecution, who have grown up being called a “dirty Jew” come to Israel and find out that in Israel, it’s not enough to be just Jewish; you have to decide what […]
I mentioned former Prime Minister Olmert’s conviction and some of the Israeli media’s responses in yesterday’s post. I shared this photo of the front page of “Yediot Ahronot” with my Hebrew readers last night, and I’ve decided that it’s just too outrageous for me not to share it here as well. The basic facts: Prime […]
This week’s headlines: Israel joins the legal front in the battle for its heart * The Tal law and service equality saga continues * Former Prime Minister Olmert’s Nine Lives.
The Edmund Levi Report: Israel Joins the Legal Battle For many years, Israel has ignored the legal front in the battle being waged between Jews and Arabs over the heart of Israel: Judea and Samaria. There has always been more than one opinion over the legal status of what the left calls “The Occupied Territories”, […]
Mitzpe Ramon is a small town in the Negev desert (in southern Israel), built on the edge of a unique geological phenomenon- a “Makhtesh“. If you’d rather skip Wikipedia’s explanation of the Makhtesh, here’s my quick version: A Makhtesh is a form of crater. The difference is that while a regular crater is usually formed […]