Anthony describes the trials and tribulations he goes through in an attempt to save the planet by getting a "green" travel card for travelling on the buses and trains.

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LIFE IN THE MUDDLE EAST- SAVING THE PLANET CAN MAKE YOU ENVIRONMENTALLY UNFRIENDLY
Category: Israel
Issue No. 172
 

An in depth look at the reality and complexity of conflict in the area of Wadi-Ara where a recent Arab demonstration closed the road following on an overnight demolition of a home.This was followed a week later by the Israeli traffic police handing out roses to Arab drivers in an atmosphere of friendship and good wishes for Ramadan.

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Guns ’n roses
Category: Israel
Issue No. 171
 

Anthony writes an amusing description of his introduction to middle east cuisine, which proves to be delicious, but less heathy and much more fattening than he was lead to believe.

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LIFE IN THE MUDDLE EAST- IF THIS MED DIET IS SO GOOD FOR YOU, WHY AM I NOW AN XXL?
Category: Israel
Issue No. 171
 

Ron Adini and Tomer Kerman, launched an NGO in the name of “Nechmadut” which they labeled as “The Society for a Friendlier World” established in order to make humanity friendlier and more pleasant. Their attractive card is catching on fast. It reads: “NICE OF YOU. Thanks. You’ve made my day.” And on the reverse side is written: “Someone treated you nicely? Give him/her this card. Someone gave you this card? Evidently you’ve made his/her day.”

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ARE YOU “NECHMAD”?
Category: Israel
Issue No. 171
 

The pleasures of being a Jew in Israel warmly described and proudly related. Born in Canada, Zvi and wife Chana made aliya twice. Growing up amidst anti-Semitism, not happy to be Jewish, it was friend Chuck and fellow Labor Zionists who influenced Zvi into rethinking his views and values.

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How I went from being an anti-Semite to a Zionist
Category: Israel
Issue No. 170
 

Excited to participate in the Mount Karkom colloquium, the writer had long hoped for such an opportunity to hear Prof. Anati on his theory that Mt Karkom is Mt Sinai. Other speakers put forward their theories, including that there may have been more than one Mount Sinai.

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So is Mt Karkom actually Mount Sinai?
Category: Israel
Issue No. 170
 

Marsha Stein describes the work and life-style of the German Christian Zionist Community in Israel, and particularly those living in kibbutz Beth-El in Zichron Yaakov.

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Security at its heart, but this community prefers to stay under the radar
Category: Israel
Issue No. 170
 

Volunteers needed for archaeological excavation in Herzliya

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Dig this: Volunteers are wanted
Category: Israel
Issue No. 170
 

Lydia Aisenberg describes the beautiful landscapes and unbelievable views from the Jewish settlement of Shaked. She details the Jewish settlements and Arab villages along the Green Line and and the electronic security fence, and wonders whether the communities will be able to attract tourism to this area, desptie the security worries.

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VIEW FROM THE TOP
Category: Israel
Issue No. 169
 

Lucille Edelman joined an ESRA Rehovot guided tour of the Rehovot Municipal Farm, known as the “Hava” by the locals. She describes the many and varied activities of the farm, from growing vegetables bonsai and house plants, breeding fish and learning about healthy cooking.

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Growing back to our roots
Category: Israel
Issue No. 169
 
 
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