Yair Lapid: Don’t bother protesting, we can’t hear you

I knew of course, that there were people protesting that we shouldn’t export our natural gas (I don’t want to hurt their democratic enthusiasm, but they should know that there isn’t any megaphone that can be heard in a cabinet meeting) This is a translated excerpt from a Facebook status post by Israel’s Secretary of […]

And on that farm he had a hippopotamus!

I’m not sure what to think of this. Jonathan’s tractor toy has a hippo instead of a pig: Here’s the original: When you press the hippo, it still sounds like a pig though. I guess we got the middle eastern version, pigs being considered impure and all. I wonder if it’s also the version sold […]

We Come to Expel the Darkness

We come to expel the darkness In our hands is light and fire Each one of us is a small light Together we’re mighty bright Away you darkness, Away the black Run away from the light This is the first verse of the israeli folk Hannuka song “באנו חושך לגרש”. It’s also the name of […]