Posts Tagged ‘ israeli-palestinian conflict ’

When Egyptian Movies Ruled Israeli Airwaves

July 20, 2016
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When Egyptian Movies Ruled Israeli Airwaves

In the three decades between Israel’s founding and the 1979 peace treaty with Egypt, the relationship between the two neighbors was tense. And yet, Israelis eagerly turned on their TVs every Friday afternoon and welcomed in Shabbat with the Egyptian movies watched across the Arab world. Why were they screened?…

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How Game of Thrones Author George R. R. Martin Imagined a Future Jerusalem

June 7, 2016
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How Lord of the Rings Author George R. R. Martin Imagined a Future Jerusalem

Imagine Israel has been split into two states, and Israelis and Palestinians share Jerusalem, which…

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Just in Time For International Hummus Day, Survey Finds Israelis are Really, Really Into Hummus

May 12, 2016
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Forget religion: The biggest point of contention among Israelis is where to get the best…

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How This Sick Lion Left Gaza, Drove Through Israel, and Landed in the West Bank

March 13, 2016
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How This Sick Lion Left Gaza, Drove Through Israel, and Landed in the West Bank

As a very famous one once sang, all…

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Theodor Herzl and the Invention of the Arabic Typewriter

February 1, 2016
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Theodore Herzl and the Invention of the Arabic Typewriter

You can find old typewriters in lots of…

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Exclusive Trailer for a Fabulous New Zionism Documentary

December 16, 2015
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Was Zionism a lifesaving ideology, or is it…

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Trekkie Fan Fiction: Where Rabin’s Descendants Live Long and Prosper

November 3, 2015
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Star Trek: Where Rabin's Descendants Live Long and Prosper

It’s been 20 years since Yitzhak Rabin’s assassination…

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If “The Wire” Were Israeli, It Would Be This Show

July 31, 2015
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If "The Wire" Were Israeli, It Would Be This Show

Fauda, a new thriller on Israeli TV, is…

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Partying After Ramadan, on the Mediterranean

July 20, 2015
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Partying After Ramadan, on the Mediterranean

Looking for a summer trip that’s a little…

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The Israeli Micronation You Never Knew Existed  

January 22, 2015
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The Israeli Micronation You Never Knew Existed

Looking for some relative peace and quiet 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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The Controversial Israeli Poet Who Was Almost Overlooked

November 24, 2014
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“…by the power of my yearnings/ I am…

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