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The Fifth Column

Not good. Some 48 percent of Israeli Arabs believe Iran should be permitted to develop nuclear weapons, according to a poll released recently by the University of Haifa. Professor Sami Samuha, who supervised the poll, attributed the high level of ...

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Weeds

In 1901, Dwight L. Elmendorf set out to visit Palestine and document it with photographs (his “only weapon,” as he put it.) He published the pictures in a 1912 book called “A Camera Crusade Through the Holy Land.” The photographs ...

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Pardon ‘Mri?

A group of Knesset members has signed a petition calling on President Shimon Peres to pardon Omri Sharon, the corrupt son of former PM Ariel Sharon who is serving a 7-month jail sentence for lying under oath, filing false affidavits, ...

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Grunting From Netanya

Here’s something interesting that escaped my radar a number of weeks ago. It looks like tennis superstar Maria Sharapova didn’t really mind the grunts emanating from the Ramat Hasharon audience (see here for what they mean – ed.). It even ...

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Earth Movers

Question: Which Member of Knesset is most likely to tell a gay man that he makes the Earth move? Answer: Shlomo Benizri. But it’s not what you think.

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She’ll Never Fugedaboudit

Look who’s here: Jamie-Lynn Sigler, the actress who played Meadow, the daughter of Mafioso Tony Soprano on the award-winning HBO series “The Sopranos,” is currently in Israel on a Birthright tour. According to Israeli newspaper Yediot Acharonot, the 25 year-old ...

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The Stupidity of the “Smarter Bombs”

Reuters reports: The United States has agreed in principle to provide Israel with better “smart bombs” than those it plans to sell Saudi Arabia under a regional defense package, senior Israeli security sources said on Sunday.Keen to bolster Middle East ...

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