This roundup first appeared as “Prime Ribs, Israel: Home Births; ‘Shiksa Song'” on The Sisterhood blog at the Forward.
By now, you’ve probably never seen the video of Yisrael Beiteinu Knesset Member Anastasia Michaeli throwing water in the face of Raleb Majadele, an Arab-Israeli member of the Labor party. But you probably haven’t seen Noy Alooshe’s artful remix of it:
Meanwhile, comedians Yochai Sponder and Manny Malka, have gotten 400,000 views on their “The Shiksa Song” on YouTube. It’s a send up of the religious cultural wars in Israel and features some scantily clad Brazilian dancers.
The Israeli Health Ministry has decided to delay implementing proposed restrictions on home births.
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