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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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Happy New Year, 1939. These notices were published on Friday, 30th December 1938 in the Palestine Post (which has been known since 1950 as the Jerusalem Post). There was no 31st December edition that year.  Just in case you were wondering, this is because … Continue reading

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Keeping the kids away from coffee in Mandate Palestine

When I was a child, and I wanted to drink coffee like the adults did, my parents bought me my own jar of decaf. I was born in the 80s, but it seems that parents in 1930s Tel Aviv also … Continue reading

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