Rohit Agarwal – Why Do Israeli Tourists Love India?

Why Do Israeli Tourists Love India?  Taj Mahal at Agra, India – Photo by Simon, CC0 1.0

While visiting tourist destinations like Goa and Pushkar in India, several of us Indians have often come across a bunch of Israeli backpackers. Ever wondered why do so many Israelis love travelling to India? Taj Mahal at Agra, India – Photo by Simon, CC0 1.0

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Hatikva Flash Mob on the Jerusalem Light Rail and More

playground on Rothchild Blvd.

Playground on Rothchild Blvd. Enjoy the music and the interesting way these young Israelis used the arts to support voting in this recent election.

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David Lawrence-Young – Verisimilitude – Seeming to be real

David Lawrence-Young

Last time I wrote about why I write historical novels. This time I’m going to write about Verisimilitude – a lovely long word meaning the quality of seeming to be real. In other words, when I write, I do my best to get the historical facts (dates, names, places etc.) that I use in the main story or as part of the background absolutely right.

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Andy Bachman – Don’t Like the Israeli Election? Look in the Mirror

Andy Bachman. As American Jews, we often like our Zionism on the bookshelf

As American Jews, we often like our Zionism on the bookshelf

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Steve Kramer – QUICK ACTION NEEDED

D11529_1  In the recent election in Israel, the Obama administration was greatly surprised and upset by the landslide victory for Prime Minister Netanyahu’s party, Likud. During the last few days of the campaign, Bibi told the electorate that a State of Palestine would not be established during his premiership, ostensibly refuting his call for such a state made during his speech at Bar Ilan University in 2009. Adopting the Levy Report (see below) would greatly strengthen Bibi’s position.

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This Weeks Sanity Report from Israel – March 22, 2015

This Weeks Sanity Report from Israel

” This photo was by far my most popular in the social media. Some people may be tired of seeing pictures of runners, but there is one photo I want to make sure gets seen.” RJStreets.com

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Jack Cohen – Where is the Middle East Headed?

Jack Cohen - Where is the Middle East Headed?    I attended the inaugural conference of the Rubin Center at the Inter-disciplinary Center (IDC) in Herzliya on “Regime Collapse and Sectarian War: where is the Middle East headed?”  The Center, formely the Gloria Center, was renamed in honor of Prof. Barry Rubin, its founder and Head who died several months ago.

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Israel Seen – Street Capture – The Graffiti Project

Israel Seen - Street Capture - The Graffiti Project

This dresser was the first item in the Street Capture series.

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Daniella Ashkenazy – Chelm On The MED – March 20, 2015

Daniella Ashkenazy – Chelm On The MED

Once again Daniella Ashkenazy treats us to “daily life ” in Israel according to the Hebrew Press.

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What Top Israeli Studies Say About What Makes Us Happy

What Top Israeli Studies Say About What Makes Us Happy

How can we be happier? How can happiness contribute to our success and health? Over the past century, researchers in the fields of psychology and sociology have tried to answer these fundamental questions in order to improve our well-being.

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