Posts Tagged ‘ israeli culture ’

Ga-ga, The Israeli Dodgeball

November 3, 2014
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Ga-ga, The Israeli Dodgeball

When New York dance studios began offering Gaga classes, some people asked, “Wait, you need to go to a class to learn Ga-ga?” You can forgive them for the confusion, but in Israel, Ga-ga (from the Hebrew verb for touch) is similar to what American kids call dodge ball.Ga-ga can be played anywhere,…

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The Young Israeli Poet In Palestinian Drag

October 28, 2014
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The Young Israeli Poet In Palestinian Drag

Growing up in Tel Aviv, Morani Kornberg-Weiss only encountered the poetry of Mahmoud Darwish, Palestine’s…

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An Ultra-Orthodox Dating Show (Please Hold the Hot Tub)

August 6, 2014
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An Ultra-Orthodox Dating Show (Please Hold the Hot Tub)

They’re young. They’re single. They’re ultra-Orthodox Israelis. How will they ever find love? The old-fashioned…

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Happy…Sylvester?

December 31, 2012
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Have you ever heard an Israeli refer to…

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A Cookbook Called Jerusalem

November 16, 2012
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Chefs Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi were both…

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Solar Energy and Biblical Law

September 19, 2012
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According to the biblical law of pe’ah, when a…

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Before the Bomb

June 28, 2011
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before the bomb

Dai–the title of Israeli-American comic Iris Bahr‘s 2008 one-woman play–is a…

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Elvis in Jerusalem

October 8, 2010
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“Dancing in a Dangerous World”–the new album from…

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