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what a country

A Passover bonus for everyone.

This is sweet. My company gave us our usual Passover bonuses in the form of gifts bought via Sderot, so that Sderot vendors make some money off of the deal as opposed to vendors elsewhere. Since the population of Sderot has been suffering for years now, and business has suffered along with it, there has […]

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israel ops

Tonight's online rally for Israel and Sederot.

The buzz this week – around the Israel blogosphere, Facebook and my inbox – has been about a campaign called Together 4 Israel, which “is putting together the largest ever online rally in support of those living under fire in Israel. All you need to do is return to this site on Thursday, March 20, […]

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israel ops

Coming to Israel this winter?

I find that lots of people – students or not – desire to volunteer on a day-trip basis when they come a-visiting, so I’m sharing the following: Standing Together – the organization that sells us the Sderot challot every week – has an initiative set up for tourists to Israel this next month: This winter, […]

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politika

King Gaydamak of Jerusalem.

Charity is good and all, and everyone likes a nice project now and again. But this is going a little far for a hobby, right? Walking through the streets of Jerusalem, I turn my head and see the giant face of Arkadi Gaydamak: I guess it’s unnerving because no one really knows what the Russian-Israeli […]

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what a country

Sderot challot.

I should have posted this earlier so you could have done it too – but – an Anglo from Efrat started placing orders for challot from Sderot bakers to help support the city’s abandoned economy. His social action project – a part of his bigger organization, Standing Together – grew over the weeks, and challot, […]