Daily Archives: 1 January 2012

Yaffa Yarkoni, 86. Baruch Dayan Emet

One of Israel’s greatest cultural icons, one of our Queens of Song, Yaffa Yarkoni has died at the age of 86. She was known as the singer of the wars, a sobriquet that she detested, but when Yaffa Yarkoni, Israel’s … Continue reading

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Claims that Israel is losing its democractic character are based on zero evidence

There has been so much talk in the Israeli and international press about the exclusion of women in Israel, haredi sectarianism, attacks on the Supreme Court and right-wing violence that you would imagine to yourself that Israel’s streets are burning, … Continue reading

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