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My favourite Israeli writer, Etgar Keret has this to say on the relationship between asthma and love;

“When someone, while having an asthma attack, says "I love you" or "I really love you", there's a difference. A word difference. And a word is a lot, because that word...

You know when it's been a long day and an even longer night? You've travelled far, dealt with a disaster or two, and finally are on your way back. You turn a corner and see your home. It is a moment of relief, everything about the challenges you just experienced feels...

I find it challenging to relate to Yitzchak 

The only one of the three forefathers never to leave Israel, he doesn't do much of anything, instead, he just lives his life copying his father Avraham. My friend frames it well, she says "Avraham dug a well, and ... Yitzchak...

'Tis the season for melancholy 

Fa la la la la, la la, la, laaaa.

'Twas the week before exams, and all throughout town,

all the millennials were complaining, with a hmph and a frown'

Yes, exams season is upon us, and it feels exactly like a certain festival of a certain ot...

October 10, 2018


So it’s that time of the week again when Eitan sends out our favourite email but instead, you got me so good luck.

This week's Parsha looks at the cause of the great flood and aftermath and contains a depiction of the absolute idiocracy of the human race. It di...

October 4, 2018