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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 Western Front privilege the individual’s psychic experience of war over the distant, glorious narrative of a nation’s conquest or defeat. Familiar though the genre is, it’s unusual for such a clear-eyed example as S. Yizhar’s…

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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 been precipitated by people trying weird things:…

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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 Sercarz was once responsible for frying 200…

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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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