Tag Archives: Israel

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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Interesting Caption of the Day

A Palestinian man interacts with a camel as he waits for tourists on the Mount of Olives overlooking Jerusalem’s Old City, Jan. 14, 2008. Israeli and Palestinian negotiators took on the most contentious issues in their bitter conflict Monday, under ...

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Prime Idiot

George: Is that right? I just threw away a life time of guilt-free sex and floor seats for every sporting event in Madison Square Garden. So please, a little respect, for I am Costanza, Lord of the Idiots. Woman cheering ...

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