Category Archives: 5MFI Blog
0savesSave BufferAKA Pessach 5774 While designing the Five Minutes for Israel Pessach card that you see below, I realised the traditional matza motif was becoming a bit stale (weak pun intended). So I experimented with other icons of Pessach.
0savesSave BufferTurkey hunting Most comments I have heard about Ahmad Al-Gamal’s call for legal suits against Israel, Turkey, Britain and France focus on the ridiculousness of Egypt suing Israel for the Exodus and to be fair I spent much time … Continue reading
0savesSave BufferAll’s fare in love and law To predictable merriment an Egyptian journalist, Ahmad Al-Gamal, has announced that Egypt should sue Israel for the Ten Plagues; Turkey for damaging the Egyptian psyche during the Ottoman occupation and Britain for forcing the Egyptian … Continue reading
0savesSave BufferA dripping tap is a form of torture More BDS BS. Every time an Israeli company loses a tender bid BDS claims that victory is inevitable. It is unfortunate that an Israeli consortium, led by Mekerot, failed to win … Continue reading
0savesSave BufferRecognising Israel as the Jewish State Two recent events inspired me to write about Israel as the Jewish State, something I’ve been thinking about for a long time, perhaps as long as I can remember. The first was the … Continue reading
0savesSave BufferHappy Purim The cynics say that seizing the Klos-C was timed to coincide with the AIPAC conference but those really in-the-know see it was timed for Purim! The festival celebrates the defeat of an ancient enemy in Persia, known today as … Continue reading
0savesSave BufferThe main event The journalist’s plane with several Government people arrived after midday. It’s quite a change to be allowed to photograph in a military base. Usually that’s forbidden, even when they are open to hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading
0savesSave BufferUnpacking the Klos-C What do you do when someone invites you to a party? In Hebrew a press conference is a mesibat intonayim (מסיבת עיתונאים) literally a journalist party. Late yesterday I was invited to fly down to Eilat to … Continue reading
0savesSave BufferIs this you? Unfortunately I am too old and not smart enough to be a Dry Bones intern. I certainly would have jumped at the chance is I was. Yaakov Kirschen is the leading Israel advocate cartoonist of today … Continue reading
0savesSave BufferReturn of the ‘scare quotes’ So much to object to in this latest uncredited offering from the BBC. It starts from a misleading headline, Israelis shoot dead ‘mentally ill’ woman near Gaza barrier, and goes downhill from there.