MAGAZINE ABOUT LIFE IN ISRAEL

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I’m Over 30, Single and Okay with it

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“You need to start having children immediately,” said the cab driver, who went from complete stranger to worried safta during our 20-minute journey. “It’s your only life purpose.” What I had believed would be a peaceful drive between meetings had just turned into a Jewish inquisition, and I could feel the weight of societal pressure…

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Tel Aviv SlutWalk Rallies for Women’s Rights and Bodies

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It started when a police officer said that “women should avoid dressing like sluts” to prevent them from being raped. Since that day in Canada in 2011, hundreds of thousands of women have rallied across the world in SlutWalks, a global movement calling for an end to rape culture and protecting women’s fundamental right of…

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Israeli Creates Epic Video to Sell Old Car

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Have you heard of a car that can outrun an avalanche, escape a fire ball and deep sea dive? These adventures are only a taste of what Eugene Romanovsky claims to have experienced with his car, at least in his lively graphic design world. When Eugene decided he wanted to sell his 1996 Suzuki Vitara,…

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Manners Save You Money at This Coffee Shop

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Israeli culture tends to be rushed, aggressive and refreshingly direct. It can be seen in the bustling streets and it can be heard in the way that people speak to one another. The Israeli community is like one big family – for the good and the bad – and sometimes their tone can be harsh,…

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My Moment Between Sorrow and Celebration

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The moment hits me in the heart, air heavy with emotion and pain. The siren rings at 11:00AM for two minutes, commemorating Israel’s Memorial Day, when the country honors the 23,544 fallen soldiers and victims of terror. This year, 97 souls were added to the growing list. As the siren sounds its overwhelmingly dull tone,…

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