Tag: haifa

  • Fifty-Two Frames: Curves

    Reunited with an old recreation, up in Haifa this week. The beckoning, sensual nature of the hookah’s shape always seemed to directly reflected the possibilities it offered. Week 43:┬áCurves “A figure with curves always offers a lot of interesting angles.” – old school film director Wesley Ruggles

  • When you mix Jews, legalities, Facebook…

    Facebook + Jew vs Jew + lawsuit? Not the first time this has happened, Mark Zuckerberg(s)! Israeli entrepreneur becomes Mark Zuckerberg to fight Facebook But we had to have known some Israeli would have the balls to do this: Israeli entrepreneur Rotem Guez has legally changed his name to Mark Zuckerberg in response to legal […]

  • Fire preparedness.

    No winter, an idiot burning trash, a dry forest – Haifa has way too much light this Chanukah. The news has become international that for the last 24 hours 5,000 acres of Haifa (Carmel) is drowning in the worst fire in Israel’s history. Israel is great at being prepared for terrorist threat, thorough in airport […]

  • City feature: Haifa

    Now that summer is upon us, there’s a new series of jokes going around the cynical Israeli circuit, which revolve around the same punchline: “So, what are you doing this summer?” “That depends – when does the war start and end?” “Hey, feeling like a weekend in a tzimmer?” “Maybe; but let’s wait for the […]