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Yolande, The Egyptian Woman Who Spied For Israel

July 21, 2015
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The Egyptian Woman Who Spied For Israel

Gone are the days, it seems, when one could get recruited for espionage at a cocktail party. (Or maybe we’re just going to the wrong parties.) But that’s what happened to Yolande Harmer, an Egyptian Jewish spy for the Haganah, the precursor to the Israeli Defense Forces, whose intelligence became…

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Why Singapore’s Army Sang Israeli Songs

March 25, 2015
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Why Singapore’s Army Sang Israeli Songs

Who’s got Singapore’s back? For a tiny nation surrounded by Muslim countries, the answer is…

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The Novel That’s Hard to Believe Was Ever Taught in Israeli Schools

December 18, 2014
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The Israeli Novel That’s Hard to Believe Was Ever Taught in Schools

The conscientious literature of conflict is a modernist genre: novels like All Quiet on the…

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A New Use for IDF Bullets: Ear Cleaners

December 4, 2014
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It’s nothing new that many medical breakthroughs have…

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A Love for Flavor, Straight from the IDF

April 24, 2014
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During his stint in the Israeli Defense Forces  Lior Lev…

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Israeli Zombies Hit the Big Screen

November 21, 2013
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When an Israeli Defense Forces special ops unit heads to…

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Out of Orbit

October 26, 2012
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“How do you hold onto life/when it won’t…

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Pop Sabbaticals

December 16, 2011
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Maor Levi is a DJ and producer based…

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Israeli Army, Muslim Soldiers

October 3, 2011
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McSweeney’s is a literary quarterly that’s featured the likes…

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Send a Salami to Your Loved Ones

October 18, 2010
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“Send a salami to your boy in the…

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