Stories about Israel from October, 2007
Jerusalemgypsy from Israel shares with us an encounter with a telemarketer in this post.
“The Junior academic staff have joined in with the Senior staff to have a one-day solidarity strike today. Many thanks for the support!” reports Israeli blogger Yael.
A new blog on design and aesthetics has been launched by Israeli blogger Ziva. Husband Harry makes the announcement here.
Last week marked the 12th anniversary of the murder of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Gilad Lotan translates a blog from Hebrew which sheds light on the celebrations which broke out at an ultra-orthodox community when the news was announced.
“So if any of you spanish speaking Russians are thinking of buying a home- go to Israel! In fact, buy my house, will you? Because God knows I can't buy it back from the state of Israel- neither has my family since the day it was taken in 1948,” writes...
Israeli blogger Chaim sheds light on new Jewish music in this post.
Deborah of Palestine shows Palestinian children dressed in new clothes to celebrate Eid, which marks the end of the month of Ramadan for Muslims. The photographs show children crossing Israeli checkpoints.
Israeli blogger Daniel Lubetzky announced on his blog that the OneVoice Israel summit has been postponed. For more news click here.
A Soldier's Mother from Israel narrates the story of a special which gave a new lease of life to a Jew during World War II.
Israeli blogger Daniel Lubetzky draws our attention to an article worth reading about the OneVoice Movement.
Mia from Israel introduces us to an English interactive map of Israel.
Israeli A Soldier's Mother explains what it is for her son to work at a check point in this post. “What does it mean to man a checkpoint? Elie and his group will have 2-3 seconds to decide if the person who is approaching them poses a threat. Is there...
RR from Israel discusses her frustrations with the cable company in this post.
Aussie Dave from Israel is looking for pro-Israeli blogs. “I would be interested in hearing from you – in the comments – as to which are your favorite pro-Israel blogs, the blogs you turn to for the latest on the Middle East,” he writes.
TV show Family Guy has been sued for being anti-semitic, writes Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah here.
Zeinobia from Egypt gives us the Egyptian perspective of the October 1973 war with Israel here.
“It's been about 30 years now since Egypt and Israel signed their famous historic peace treaty, but, from a normal friendship aspect, did any kind of real change happen in the everyday relations between the two countries?” asks The Egypt Blog.
Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah claims that Playboy is now being slanted as anti-semitic.
Israel, Israel Army Radio, and Haaretz are spinning the threat of a nuclear war in the Middle East to legitimise Israel's hidden military nuclear program, writes Sophia.