Daily Archives: 24 April 2012

Yom Hazikaron 2012 – Israel’s Memorial Day

Yom Hazikaron has begun just a short while ago, and with it the usual mix of sadness leading to joy a day later on Yom Haatzmaut (Independence Day). Here are a few links to bring the atmosphere over to you. … Continue reading

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Egypt cancels gas contract with Israel – politics or economics?

Last week Egypt cancelled it’s long-standing gas-exporting deal to Israel, triggering a diplomatic and political crisis with grave economic implications for Israel (and possibly for Egypt too).  The cancellation is not a total surprise seeing as the gas pipeline has … Continue reading

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