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· December, 2009

Stories about Israel from December, 2009

Palestine: Gaza's Bloggers Remember The War

It is one year since Israel launched its attack on the Gaza Strip. In this post, Gaza's bloggers remember the war.

Israel: A Day of Bedouin Hospitality

Jerusalem Gypsy recounts her day trip to visit the Rashaida Bedouins of southern Israel where she milked a camel, was counseled on Arabic music, and learned the value of sheep's...

Israel: Micro-Giving Campaign Seeks to Raise $250K

The One Million Drops Jewish Charity Initiative hopes to drive funds to 275 different Israeli nonprofits and spur micro-giving in Israel, Jewlicious reports.

Israel: National Policy Needed for Foreign Workers

Amir Mizroch advocates for a national policy to protect foreign workers in Israel. “You could see the migrant worker story as an inevitable cultural and economic phenomenon with huge potential...

Israel: Dreaming of a Utopic Middle East

An Italian born gentile living in Jerusalem, Shiksa's Laura Chiesa dreams of a utopic Middle East. “Call me naive, but I caught myself more than once daydreaming about the time...

Israel: Separate But Equal?

Promised Land's Noam Sheizaf provides a comprehensive breakdown of the history and potential future of a new amendment to Israel's Basic Law on Human Dignity and Freedom, that, he says,...

Israel: Unwelcome Visitors in Jaffa's Ajami Mosque

Yudit of the Occupied blog questions why armed Israeli settlers would enter an Islamic mosque in Jaffa. “Was it to repectfully view the grave of Ibrahim Ajami? The ajami mosque,...

Israel: Assessing Iran's Nuclear Capabilities & Intents

Amir Mizroch reacts to news about Iranian uranium enrichment: “They don’t need nuclear power for civilian energy (Iran holds the world’s third-largest proven oil reserves and the world’s second-largest natural...

Israel: Road Rules

The two primary rules of Israeli driving, How to Be Israeli writes, are 1) You are always in a hurry, and 2) You are always late.

Israel: Defining Parenting Styles

“What defines Israeli parenting?” asks A Mother in Israel. Readers provide commentary about their impressions and experiences.

Palestine/Gaza: In Preparation for the Gaza Freedom March

The start of Gaza Freedom March is just over a week away. It's aim is to show solidarity with Palestinians and raise awareness about the Gaza siege. Katharine Ganly looks...

Israel: Blogging for the Environment in Jordan

“Environmentalists and writers from Palestine, Jordan and Israel will meet in Madaba, Jordan this month for a 2-day workshop: “Blogging for the Environment” on December 20-21,” writes Israeli Green Prophet,...

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