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Accident on road 90

Route 90 and the Israeli Driver

Route 90 is one of the most beautiful scenic routes in Israel, but poses an immense challenge for the best of Israeli drivers, and most of us are far from best… The bulk of the road is still a 2-laner, carrying salt trucks from the Dead Sea, car carriers from the Eilat Port and the usual load of impatient Isreli drivers. This can be a recipe for trouble.

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Blame

I abjure responsibility for:

Colonialism,

White Privilege,

Slavery.

The Crucifixion,

The Book of Joshua,

The Settlements.

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The taming of the shrew

The Tamed Shrew

What a waste

The tamed shrew –

She could have won an Olympic gold,
She could have been a magnificent mime,
She could have written plays better than Shakespeare,

Excuse the sacrilege

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Jaresh collonade, Jordan

Letter to the Americas

Dear New Worlders,

We heard about your latest mass shooting ,

So we thought we’ll just mention, if we may,

that

Oh, we’ve seen it all already –

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Accident on road 90

Route 90 and the Israeli Driver

Route 90 is one of the most beautiful scenic routes in Israel, but poses an immense challenge for the best of Israeli drivers, and most of us are far from best… The bulk of the road is still a 2-laner, carrying salt trucks from the Dead Sea, car carriers from the Eilat Port and the usual load of impatient Isreli drivers. This can be a recipe for trouble.

Read More »

Blame

I abjure responsibility for:

Colonialism,

White Privilege,

Slavery.

The Crucifixion,

The Book of Joshua,

The Settlements.

Read More »
The taming of the shrew

The Tamed Shrew

What a waste

The tamed shrew –

She could have won an Olympic gold,
She could have been a magnificent mime,
She could have written plays better than Shakespeare,

Excuse the sacrilege

Read More »
Jaresh collonade, Jordan

Letter to the Americas

Dear New Worlders,

We heard about your latest mass shooting ,

So we thought we’ll just mention, if we may,

that

Oh, we’ve seen it all already –

Read More »

Articles

New articles will show up here. Keep posted. Subscribe to the newsletter. Here is a link to “Mindroll“. 

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Driving between parked Israeli cars - Perilously parking, perilously driving

The Israeli Driver

The basic premise of the Israeli driver is simple: he needs to get somewhere and you are in his way. Everything else ensues from here.

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“Kids are More Important than Buses”

What’s more important – kids or buses? The Haredi community in Jerusalem lives in a time capsules, but jumping into a busy street can be dangerous. On Yom Kippur we all live in a car-free time capsule and that is pretty nice, actually.

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Shabbat meal at Beit Bina, Dharamkot

Israeli Phenomenon in India Part 4 – The Spiritual Scene

The home-made Israeli spiritual scene in India ranges from the orthodox Beit Chabad to the innovative Beit Bina with the “Jewish Heart” in between. They all provide a warm home but with some strings attached, and a “protection” from the surrounding overwhelming “spiritual salad”.

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Incredible India

This section is “under construction”. Much much more is yet to come about my trip to Incredible India. Keep posted. Subscribe! Here is a link to the Incredible India page.

Poetry

More poetry is yet to come. Keep posted. Subscribe to the newsletter. Here is a link to the poetry page

Matrix. Sunset over Kennebunk Pond, Maine

Matrix

When inside,
You wish – out
So as to witness from a distance
How it ripples, waves…
When outside,
You wish – in…

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Erodium (Stork's Bill) seeds corkscrewing into cracks in desert soil

Negev

Like arid land in summer
My dry heart thirsts for you,
RIding a tide of lust,
I surge and search for you…

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Northern plants growing in extreme desert after flood. Arava, 2013

Women of Kobani

No, you aren’t fighting just for your people,

The Kurdish Braves,

But for all of us,

The 51 percent –

The 100 percent.

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Matrix. Sunset over Kennebunk Pond, Maine

Matrix

When inside,
You wish – out
So as to witness from a distance
How it ripples, waves…
When outside,
You wish – in…

Read More »
Erodium (Stork's Bill) seeds corkscrewing into cracks in desert soil

Negev

Like arid land in summer
My dry heart thirsts for you,
RIding a tide of lust,
I surge and search for you…

Read More »
Northern plants growing in extreme desert after flood. Arava, 2013

Women of Kobani

No, you aren’t fighting just for your people,

The Kurdish Braves,

But for all of us,

The 51 percent –

The 100 percent.

Read More »

Galleries

Since a big part of this website is dedicated to world traveling, this collection of photo galleries is focused on the beauty, variety and creativity of the Land of Israel. An emphasis on the desert will soon be balanced with more pictures from the North and Center.

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