Tag: Israeli politics

  • Undressing Israel.

    Undressing Israel.

    A set of giant concrete blocks that serve as guard posts at the checkpoint near my house now has a fancy sign on it: עמדה 2 Things here have always felt concrete – heavy, burdensome, temporary but permanent – but they’re getting more and more more concrete over time and experience and murder and terror […]

  • Am I supposed to be here?

    Am I supposed to be here?

    It’s been 15 years since I came out to my family that I’d be moving to Israel after university finished. It was two years before the ‘disengagement’, it was during the second intifada, a couple years after Nefesh b’Nefesh started. I was searching for a lot of things, but I knew this much was true […]

  • Searching Naftali Benn- oof, go home, Bibi, you’re drunk.

    Wow. So, this just happened. Heard HaBayit HaYehudi front runner Naftali Bennett got snotty on his Facebook page today, so I went to check it out. Typed out his name and – Oh, hello, Bibi Netanyahu. You crashed yet another party. Living your meme, much? Or are you a lil afraid you will one day […]