Tag Archives: Yom Haatzmaut

Good News Friday

The weeks seem to go by faster and faster, and here it is, Friday again, and time for another Good News Friday post. Despite the previous two posts which were rather full of gloom and doom, there is plenty of … Continue reading

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Israel, we’re proud of you! 65 years of achievement

First watch this great little video, which covers Israel’s incredible first 65 years of its existence, with all the main events touched upon: The video is a bit too fast and too condensed to really appreciate all that Israel has … Continue reading

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Chag Atzmaut Same’ach! Happy 65th Independence Day Israel!

It’s Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, and the country swings in a schizophrenic kind of way from the mourning, sorrow and remembrance of Yom Hazikaron to the flag-waving patriotism and general merry-making of Yom Ha’atzmaut. We (i.e. my family and … Continue reading

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Three exciting ways to celebrate Naqba day

Unlike boring old Yom Haatzmaut, when all you can do is sing, dance, barbecue, hike and generally have fun with family and friends, Naqba Day provides all sorts of exciting possibilities to mark the historic occasion. Firstly, you can celebrate … Continue reading

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Arabs attack Israeli Jews – international yawn

Now that the memorials and celebrations of last week are over, it’s back to regular programming. Here are two small items which almost flew under the radar of the Israeli press, and certainly received no mention in any international media. … Continue reading

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Chag Sameach! Yom Ha’atzmaut 5772

It’s Yom Ha’atzmaut – Israel’s Independence Day – and it’s time to celebrate! Israel turns 64 today, and to mark the special day, blogger Benji Lovitt has written a hilarious – and oh-so-true – list of 64 things he loves … Continue reading

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