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Category Archives: Israel
If ever there will be a great flood again and I would be the one tasked with saving the animals, there would only be enough space for a few cats and squirrels. (In the port of Acre, Israel.)
Sorry, but my tank got stuck on the Golan Heights. But let’s get serious now: why haven’t I written anything yet on the skirmish between Israel and Gaza? There are two reasons. First, I had been on holiday, and when I … Continue reading
Because Ariel Sharon, Israeli Prime Minister from 2001 to 2006, didn’t really do anything for the past 8 years, some of the obituaries published today were probably written by journalists (or interns) who have passed away themselves in the meantime. … Continue reading
If you know someone who is obsessed with shoes and you want to cure her, you can try showing her this photo. It puts things into perspective. (Photo taken at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial site in May 2009.)
The news that Yasser Arafat was poisoned with polonium should not come as a surprise for those who know what his favourite restaurant was. Well, Polish cuisine is not for everyone.
Egypt continues to be not only a source of bad news and sad news, but also of ironic twists and turns. = = = So the Egyptian military now imposed martial law. This includes a curfew in Cairo and 10 … Continue reading
Park in Gaza: Gezi Park, Istanbul, Turkey: I am waiting for Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan to speak about “the suffering and the inhumane conditions of life in Gaza” again. He probably won’t even notice the irony.