Lisa N. Goldman · March, 2006

I am a Canadian-Israeli freelance journalist, based in Tel Aviv. I write about everything from art exhibitions and Tel Aviv clubs to suicide bombings and Palestinian refugee camps. In between I try – with intermittent success – to illustrate the complex human dimension of the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. Before moving to Israel in 2000, I lived in New York for 10 years – studying, working and generally inhaling that incredibly exciting city. But now Tel Aviv, which I think is one of the most dynamic and fascinating cities in the world, has captured my heart. I blog about life in Israel at On the Face.

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Latest posts by Lisa N. Goldman from March, 2006

This week in Israel: today is election day

Voting in the Israeli elections. Tel Aviv, March 28. (Photo by Lisa Goldman. Click to enlarge.) Israelis go to the polls to elect a new government today. The media have been screaming since 10 a.m. that voter turnout is at an all-time low, even though the polls don't close until...

This week in Israel: elections in three weeks? (yawn)

So here we are, three weeks before national elections – and nobody in the Israeli blogosphere has anything to say. This, despite all the upheavals of the past few months: The surprise election of Amir Peretz, the former leader of Histadrut, Israel's largest labour union, as leader of the Labour...

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