The author discusses voter apathy and recommends that voting in Israel should not only be a right and a privilege, but an obligation as well.

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The way we are
Category: Israel
Issue No. 168
 

A tiul in the far north of Israel, just after a rainy season, through lush green fields and flowing water.

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A Wet Walk in the Holy Land, 1961
Category: Israel
Issue No. 168
 

The transformation of Kibbutz Kramim began six years ago - from 12 families to almost 50 and the waiting list is long. It is no longer a “socialized kibbutz”, but is classified as a “renewed kibbutz”. While it has retained essential kibbutz features, it has grown significantly and, as part of its growth, offers comfortable accommodation to visitors.

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KRAMIM – a rekindled kibbutz
Category: Israel
Issue No. 168
 

Amusing and insightful description by a bus commuter on the pleasures and displeasures of traveling by bus.

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Bus is Best
Category: Israel
Issue No. 168
 

On a hot summer's day in Nahariya the author sees a hoopoe for the first time while taking care of three children from a split family.

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The Jumble Bird
Category: Israel
Issue No. 168
 

A 78-year-old diary shares the experiences and insights of a young British woman who sailed to the Middle East in 1933-1934 and travelled to sites in Egypt and Palestine.

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Hetty Smiths Diary on a Trip to Egypt & Palestine 1933-34
Category: Israel
Issue No. 167
 

When camping doesn’t appeal to you anymore, try glamping, which is on the rise in Israel. Glamping is camping with hot showers, mattresses, pillows, clean bathrooms, outdoor kitchens, and already-pitched tents. Here’s one such experience in the Golan Heights.

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Glamping in the Golan
Category: Israel
Issue No. 167
 

What a variety of things were seen in this 10m kilometer ESRA walk along the underdeveloped beach in northern Israel. Archeological excavation, crusader remains, Atlit military camp, now a museum. Nature’s presence was everywhere including unique sand stone ridges, turtles who nest on the beach and wonderful fields of purple thyme.

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Where in the world
Category: Israel
Issue No. 166
 

Brenda Katten makes a notable stand by displaying how important it is for Ethiopian immigrants in Israel to sustain their old traditions, regarding family hierarchy, language and cultural traditions.

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Is history repeating itself?
Category: Israel
Issue No. 166
 

The Bnei Israel Indian Community is widespread in Israel, and efforts are being made to unite these Jews from India and support The Indian Jewish Heritage Center. A meeting where two female Indian Jewish authors – one an Israeli resident and the other on a visit from India were the main speakers is summarized here by June Levy.

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A gathering with Indian authors
Category: Israel
Issue No. 166
 
 
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