Posts Tagged ‘ israeli-palestinian conflict ’

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 different languages, but the most surprising origin story of all of them is probably that the first Arabic typewriter was created for none other than the father of modern political Zionism, Dr. Theodor Herzl. But not for his own use. In 1901,…

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Exclusive Trailer for a Fabulous New Zionism Documentary

December 16, 2015
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CollidingDreams_posterFInal

Was Zionism a lifesaving ideology, or is it a form of colonialism, “oppressive because 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 and two decades deeper into the conflict,…

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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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avot-yeshurun

“…by the power of my yearnings/ I am…

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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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