Stories about Israel from October, 2007
Israel: An Encounter with a Telemarketer
Jerusalemgypsy from Israel shares with us an encounter with a telemarketer in this post.
Israel: Junior Academic Staff Join Strike
“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.
Israel: New Design Blog
A new blog on design and aesthetics has been launched by Israeli blogger Ziva. Husband Harry makes the announcement here.
Israel: When Yigal Murdered Rabin
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.
Palestine: Buying a House in Palestine
“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...
Israel: New Jewish Music
Israeli blogger Chaim sheds light on new Jewish music in this post.
Palestine: Eid's New Clothes
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.
Israel: OneVoice Israel Summit Postponed
Israeli blogger Daniel Lubetzky announced on his blog that the OneVoice Israel summit has been postponed. For more news click here.
Arabeyes: Eid Al Fitr Celebrations (Part 2)
The Holy month of Ramadan culminated with Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations throughout the Muslim world. Here's what bloggers are saying about the occasion in the second of a three-part series. Today's tour takes us to Kuwait, Libya, Lebanon, Palestine and Israel.
Arabeyes: Eid Al Fitr Celebrations (Part 1)
The Holy month of Ramadan culminated with Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations throughout the Muslim world. Here's what bloggers are saying about the occasion in the first of a three-part series. Today's tour takes us to Lebanon, Libya, Israel, Morocco and Iraq.
Israel: Tree of Life
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.
Israel: OneVoice Movement
Israeli blogger Daniel Lubetzky draws our attention to an article worth reading about the OneVoice Movement.
Israel: English Interactive Map
Mia from Israel introduces us to an English interactive map of Israel.
Israel: Manning Security Check Points
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...
Israel: Frustrating Cable
RR from Israel discusses her frustrations with the cable company in this post.
Israel: Pro-Israeli Blogs
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.
Palestine: Family Guy ‘Anti-Semitic’
TV show Family Guy has been sued for being anti-semitic, writes Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah here.
Egypt: October War
Zeinobia from Egypt gives us the Egyptian perspective of the October 1973 war with Israel here.
Egypt: Peace with Israel?
“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.
Palestine: Playboy Anti-Semitic?
Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah claims that Playboy is now being slanted as anti-semitic.
Lebanon: Israel spinning nuclear threat
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.