Israeli national anthem played in Abu Dhabi for the first time ever

The Israeli national anthem was played in Abu Dhabi for the first time ever, at the Abu Dhabi Judo Grand Slam. Israel’s Sagi Muki won the gold medal. https://twitter.com/AviMayer/status/1056562140914556930 In previous tournaments, Israeli athletes couldn’t compete under our flag, let alone hear our anthem play when they won medals. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lPSyEeuTO_M Abu Dhabi – United Arab… Continue reading Israeli national anthem played in Abu Dhabi for the first time ever

A perspective on what it’s like to be a Jew in the United Kingdom at the moment

Thank you for the thread. You offer a valuable perspective on what it feels like to be a Jew in the UK. You shouldn’t be victimised for being a Jew, certainly not because of a distorted view of what our government is doing to keep us safe, here in Israel. Modi’in-Maccabim-Re’ut 25 °C few cloudsAlso… Continue reading A perspective on what it’s like to be a Jew in the United Kingdom at the moment

An alternative to Israel’s expensive Microsoft licensing dilemma

Interesting article on OnMSFT: Israel, scared off by Microsoft subscription deals, won’t renew Office licensing agreements: Under the current deal with Microsoft, Israel pays about $27 million a year for Office on the desktop, Windows, and server software being used across the government. The ministry issued a bold statement, saying “This will also encourage government… Continue reading An alternative to Israel’s expensive Microsoft licensing dilemma

Explaining terrorism to children

Arriving at the Gaza Border The Givati Brigade recently arrived at their base along the border with Gaza. They will be given the responsibility for keeping the Israeli side of the border secure and free of terror attacks. Photo Credit: IDF Spokesperson's Unit

The New York Times has a video feature about how a French children’s newspaper responded to kids’ questions about the recent Paris attacks by explaining terrorism to children. You should watch this if you are a parent.