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A loan word portal born of great patience

in Health & Science/Life, Culture & Sports

After eight years of painstaking work, Uriel Adiv has published an online dictionary for German loan words in Hebrew. A “very good, wonderful thing” is known in Hebrew as a “Goldstik”. For those with a knowledge of German it is immediately obvious the word is based on the German “Goldstück” (treasure). It is just one…

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Written from the future

in Life, Culture & Sports/Monthly Report

“I never thought I’d get to hear one of my texts read out in Hebrew,” says Sherko Fatah with a smile, readily admitting he did not understand a single word. The Berlin-based author is one of ten writers who have contemplated the question of “How will people in 2065 feel about our present time?” Ten…

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Sara von Schwarze: Between Two Worlds

in Life, Culture & Sports/Monthly Report

The apartment in downtown Tel Aviv could feature in any architecture magazine as the quintessential artist’s digs. Two cats doze picturesquely amid piles of photographs, books, scripts. At the big round table sits Sara von Schwarze against a backdrop of trees swaying in the wind visible out the window behind her. The actress is very…

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‘Ma Kasher’ – The mobile travel app

in Economy & Innovation/Life, Culture & Sports

Kosher-eating and travel-loving people often feel a bit lost when it comes to finding a kosher restaurant in an unknown area. Therefore, many either travel with their own food or need to check endless lists of internet recommendations to find out if a restaurant is truly kosher according to the Kashrut. It is surprising that…

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Golden specks at the Jerusalem Film Festival

in Life, Culture & Sports

The afternoon sun dips the sea of national flags into golden light, not a single cloud sullies the azure sky, and a gentle breeze keeps teasing the hair (and hemlines) of the audience – the 32nd Jerusalem Film Festival really got off to a swimming start. Yet that afternoon those who have come to see…

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