Category Archives: Israeli or Jewish History

The Times They Are A Changing

When the State of Israel was declared in May of 1948, 35 men and two women signed the Declaration of Independence. The overwhelming majority was made up of activists of various left-wing factions, a few represented the interests of different … Continue reading

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Thank you, Mr. & Mrs. Bloomgarten

When we moved to our new home in Rehovot, one of the first things we noticed was how often we heard sirens. It turned out that we live down the block from a facility shared by the ambulance services Magen … Continue reading

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Grün’s legacy

Israel has made great economic strides in the last few years. The ‘high-tech startup nation’, however still remains stuck in its socialist past in one area: Labor sanctions in support of striking Israel Post employees are expected to spread on … Continue reading

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