Monthly Archives: December 2014

Is Saudi Arabia’s national carrier about to ban gender-mixing on flights?

Could Saudia Arabia soon have the world’s only officially gender-segregated airline?(UPDATE – The short answer to this is no, apparently. See here.) Earlier this year, following a number of incidents where ultra-Orthodox Jews refused to sit next to passengers of the … Continue reading

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2014 on The Paper Dispatch

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.  I haven’t been very active this year, but it’s still interesting to look back and see what worked, and what didn’t. One of the most interesting things … Continue reading

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Israel, 2014 in seven numbers (more or less)

2014 has been a long year. From ISIS to Ukraine to Boko Haram to Ebola, the year seems to have gone from bad to worse, and worse again. In Israel, we went from kidnapping and murder to war to lone … Continue reading

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