Posts Tagged ‘ israeli-palestinian conflict ’

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 the Middle East? Look no farther than Akhzivland, a micronation on Israel’s northern coast, near Nahariya. Officially a mere 10,000 square meters, this tiny independent state is presided over by Eli Avivi, an Iranian expat who settled there in 1952. (After the destruction…

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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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The Controversial Israeli Poet Who Was Almost Overlooked

November 24, 2014
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avot-yeshurun

“…by the power of my yearnings/ I am in the family./ And if I will…

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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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What Do You Buy the Children of the Terrorist Who Tried to Kill Your Wife?

November 15, 2013
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what-do-you

In 2002, David Harris-Gershon and his wife, Jamie,…

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Video: Palestinian Youths Go “Gaza Style”

February 8, 2013
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Gaza style

By now chances are you’ve seen Gangnam Style…

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Israeli Army, Muslim Soldiers

October 3, 2011
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arab-israelis

McSweeney’s is a literary quarterly that’s featured the likes…

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JAPs, Jocks, & Activists

February 4, 2011
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Japs jocks & activists

On the first page of this new graphic…

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