Posts Tagged ‘ israeli culture ’

Meet the Guinness Record-Setting Magician for Peace

August 26, 2015
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Meet the Guinness Record-Setting Magician for Peace

You’ve probably seen that magic trick where a lady gets sawed in half. And maybe some sword swallowers, or the superstar David Blaine? Now check out the new world record for the largest magic lesson, presented by Israeli magician Cagliostro. And the most magical part about it is not the…

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Now Odysseus Speaks Judeo-Spanish!

July 15, 2015
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Now Odysseus Speaks Judeo-Spanish!

What language did Odysseus speak when he arrived home after his long journey? In Moshe…

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Israel’s Favorite Writer Looks Inward

July 10, 2015
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Etgar Keret—Israel’s favorite magic realist—is back, and this time with a memoir: The Seven Good…

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Why Food Pornographers are Flocking to this Tel Aviv Restaurant

May 11, 2015
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Why Food Pornographers are Flocking to this Tel Aviv Restaurant

You know how simultaneously tantalizing and mind-numbing it…

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A Fantastic New Film About Ethiopians in Israel

April 23, 2015
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When Ethiopian Jews started emigrating to Israel in…

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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…

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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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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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