Monthly Archives: February 2007

2007 JIB Awards – Full Steam Ahead

The Third Annual Jewish and Israeli Blog Awards are on their way. The dedicated organizers have already put together a spanking new website, and seem to be progressing along nicely. But of course, as Bagel Blogger explains, help would be ...

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A Snip in Time Saves Lives

More proof of The Snip’s health benefits: Scientists say conclusive data shows there is no question circumcision reduces men’s chances of catching HIV by up to 60 percent ‚Äî a finding experts are hailing as a major breakthrough in the ...

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Misleading Headline of the Day

..comes courtesy of the AFP: Israel gripped by Syria war fears Yeah, right. Them and which army? (ok, that would be the Iranian one, but the question was rhetorical). Trust me, Israel is not gripped by any such fears. But ...

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Spreading the Word

If you can’t beat them, join them. I’ve added new and improved Digg links to the bottom of each post. So if you think any of my posts deserve a wider audience, please digg them.

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Putting the “P” Into Purchase

Just when you thought Ariel Sharon’s bloody war bandage was the grossest thing auctioned on eBay, a new contender emerges. A nappy worn by the US astronaut charged with plotting to kidnap a woman believed to be her romantic rival ...

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Mother Load

BNA reports: PALESTINAIN WOMAN GIVES BIRTH TO FIVE TWINS   A PALESTINIAN WOMAN TODAY GAVE BIRTH TO FIVE TWINS FOUR MALES AND ONE FEMALE IN HER SECOND PREGNANCY AFTER GIVING BIRTH PREVIOUSLY TO TWINS A BOY AND A GIRL, AMID ...

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Fayce the Truth

Here’s someone I bet wasn’t invited to speak at Israel Apartheid Week. At first glance, Fayce (not his real name), looks like a normal, young Tel Aviv resident. His native sounding unaccented Hebrew – complete with all of the Israeli ...

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More Useful Tools

The Jerusalem Post reports on yet another palestinian kidnapping of foreigners, which ended predictably, if not quicker than usual. Three American women were briefly kidnapped Tuesday in the West Bank city of Nablus and were released later in the evening, ...

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Judge Mental

Australia’s most decent dissent judge has shown why he should quit his day job. High Court judge Michael Kirby yesterday accused America of being “obsessed” with September 11, 2001, saying more people died each day of AIDS than perished in ...

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Germ Warfare

Does this woman ever shut up? Germaine Greer has slammed as simpering and unmanly the gallery portrait of Steve Irwin that replaced hers. Greer said it was disgraceful that it had taken the Australian National Portrait Gallery six months to ...

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