Category Archives: Israel

Have Deck, Will Freeze

We built a deck, and it’s the love of my  life. Ok, maybe that’s a bit of hyperbole, but I do love it enough to sit out here with my coffee in the chilly morning even though the couches are … Continue reading

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An article I just can’t finish

With all due respect to the author, I am unable to fonish reading this Times Of Israel article about justifying Netanyahu’s decision to release prisoners and enter negotiations with the PA leaders. I’m having trouble continuing to read b/c of … Continue reading

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What I learned today

~I don’t know anything at all about the deep rooted, intricate relationship between secular and religious Israelis. ~there is more  to be learned from body language than from what is actually being said. ~ I can walk from my house … Continue reading

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Do you bite just because the hook is there?

Here fishy fishy fishy! It may have worked for Ernie, but I think humans have more sense than to take the bait just because it’s dangling in front of them. Ok, maybe I’m giving too much credit to the species, … Continue reading

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Is this supposed to break me, or inspire me to fight the system?

I have been trying to sleep. And I can’t.  It’s almost 2:30 in the morning and I really need to sleep, for the past 2 days I’ve been trying to process this experience and understand how to fit it into … Continue reading

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Overworked and Underpaid in Israel… another news inspired post

I just read this article in Haaretz about the growing problem of poverty in Israel. The author suggests that the government implement welfare to work programs and vocational training, and that’s all fine and good… but I don’t think that … Continue reading

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