Category Archives: Mid East

On Islamic State rumour and paranoia in Israel

One Saturday evening, three weeks into Operation Protective Edge, a group of Israeli Christians gathered in Haifa to demonstrate in favour of Israel’s Gaza operation, and to draw attention to an issue which, back then, was on the sidelines of … Continue reading

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Just for fun: razors, cigarettes and kaparot

On day last month, when the sun was shining outside, I was sitting in a basement doing one of the things I most love doing: reading old newspapers – editions of Haaretz from the 1950s, to be precise. This is … Continue reading

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