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Dating and Disconnected in Tel Aviv

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“I think we’re ready for the next step,” he says. “What’s your Facebook?” I immediately feel vulnerable and insecure. I think to myself, why does he want my Facebook? So he can see all my pictures, my friends, my personal posts, my everything? I’m not ready for that. I’ve only just swiped him right on…

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Purim is Coming

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A brief glimpse of a vibrant yellow tutu, and you can feel that it’s coming. Whether it’s a gang of small girls dressed like superheroes or a crew of grown men dressed as fairies, it’s a clear sign that Purim is fast approaching, and the entire country is ready to celebrate. For anyone not familiar, Purim…

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How a Tel Aviv Apartment is like a New Relationship

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I turn her on and hit her on the side twice. It’s the only way she works, my washing machine. She came with the apartment and remained a mystery for the first month. Can she spin or is she broken? After a few trials and many errors, I discovered her secret – she just needs…

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Hotel Owner Gives Millions to Employees in Will

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Employees of a popular hotel chain in Israel received a pleasant shock after previous news that their former boss had passed away. Gilbert Luzon, who died earlier this year, owned the King Solomon Hotels in Jerusalem and Tiberius, and kindly decided to leave his loyal employees over two million dollars. Luzon had organized his will…

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Stories from the Holy Land: Kid-o-Fun

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‘If you ask me, three children are one too many.’ When my mother made this statement about her idea of family planning last week, I suddenly started to feel uneasy. Don’t get me wrong, I love my mum. She is a wise lady, a mother, a former teacher, and she is right most of the…

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