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· October, 2008

Stories about Israel from October, 2008

Israel: Heading Towards General Elections

The leader of Israel's ruling party, Tzipi Livni, gave up her attempts to form a governing coalition. Livni has been trying to put together a government since she replaced Prime...

Israel: Desiring the Druze

Anglo-Arab blogger Doshka has decided that Druze men are ‘hot': “In Israel, they are quite possibly all first cousins because they can neither marry out of the sect, nor can...

Jordan: Who is Abdullah Al Barghouthi?

Jordanian Ola Eliwat asks: “Do you know who is Abdullah Al Barghouthi?” To find out click on the link.

Israel: Heroes

From Israel, Aussie Dave shares his views on TV hit Heroes.

Global: Babbling Doll Offensive to American Parents

If you think that the incomprehensible sounds babies make mean nothing, think again. Keeping up with the times, the blogopshere is abuzz over Fisher-Price’s Baby Cuddle and Coo doll, which...

Israel: Surprise Awaits a Soldier

From Israel, A Soldier's Mother has a surprise for her son when he returns home. Also click on the link to read more about why many religious Jewish families don't...

Jordan: The UN and Israel

Ali, from Jordan, reviews the UN resolutions passed against Israel in this post.

Israel: Yom Kippur Riots

‘Yesterday marked the beginning of Yom Kippur, or, the Day of Atonement in the Jewish faith. It is a pitiful irony then, that it should end in riots accompanied with...

Palestine: The Jews and Israel

Palestinian Pundit links to a story about a historian who claims that the idea of a Jewish people was “invented” and that “most of today's Jews have no historical connection...

International Eye on the US Elections

As the US Elections loom closer, international attention to US Policy and the candidates has increased. Projects like Current TV's Collective Journalism and Global Voices' Voices Without Votes have taken...

Palestine: If Animals Could Speak

Iman's Constant Cravings, from Palestine, asks: “If animals could speak.. I wonder what they'll have to say about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.”

Lebanon: Falafel War Goes to Court

Arabs and Globalisation reports: ‘Just like the Greeks did, when they sued French dairy farms (and won) for using the word “Feta” to describe the cheese they sold, Lebanon is...

Israel: Yom Kippur Headache Pill Available

Israellycool reports: “The Jerusalem Post reports on a test drug that could be the answer to preventing Yom Kippur headaches.”

Israel: UK Trip and More

From Israel, Yael travels to the UK and tells us about her experiences there.

Israel: Yom Kippur Reminder

From Israel, YMedad posts a Yom Kippur reminder in this video post.

Israel: Violence Against Women

The Philistine links to news articles which speak of violence being committed against women in Israel.

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