Monthly Archives: April 2013


After yesterday’s rather depressing post, here’s a contribution from The Fountainheads of Ein Prat to pick us all up. It’s their contribution to this year’s Yom Ha’atzmaut celebrations, Israel’s Independence Day which falls exactly a week from today. Enjoy! “ … Continue reading

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Shameful Remembrance

Here’s a post I would rather not write, about the shameful blurring of the images of women on the cover of an ultra-orthodox magazine,¬†Bakehila,¬† which commemorates, Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance day in Israel, which falls today. As the post by … Continue reading

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Labour Pains

The Tel Aviv District Labour Court (Judge Osnat Rubowitz-Barchash) recently gave a decision which dealt with a uniquely Israeli question: what happens when an unmarried teacher in an all-girls religious high-school becomes pregnant not the good old-fashioned way, but using … Continue reading

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Grinding Wheels

As an avid biker myself, I know well the exhilaration of riding down the open road, wind at my back; or, the less than noble schadenfreude of whipping past cars in the city creeping along at a snail’s pace in … Continue reading

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