Saturday, September 22, 2018

Author: Mandy Katz

Israel's Donald Trump? Reality Show to Feature "The Arcadi"

18:35 18 November in Arts & Culture, Latest, Politics
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[caption id="attachment_1542" align="alignright" width="252" caption="Mayoral also-ran Gaydamak"][/caption] By Mandy Katz Jerusalem voters may have told Arcadi Gaydamak, "You're fired" last week, as Nir Barkat edged him for the Jerusalem mayoralty. But don't imagine the oligarch just sitting at home counting his shekels, or making prank phone calls to...

Frum Jewish Mothers for Obama

10:05 08 October in Latest, Politics
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Could this mom on a playground be Sarah Silverman's angelic twin? [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bAVn1-gC7cg&eurl=http://www.jewsobamaisrael.com/] Take it as a counterpoint to Silverman's sassy, obnoxious and, you almost hate to admit, kind of funny "Great Schlep" video: This clip is sincere, respectful and not even trying to be funny. (It opens...

Heavy Breathing in Ashkelon

11:21 07 October in Latest, Misc
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Not every activist in and around Israel is focused on questions of religion or military hegemony. Some are concerned with a different sort of power: the kind that comes from coal. From a ship in the Mediterranean to a protester scaling a government ministry building in...