The Latest Prime Ribs From Israel

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:

And you may not have seen a commercial that shows where Michaeli might have gotten her inspiration for the move that got her suspended from the Knesset for a month.


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.

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The Israeli Health Ministry has decided to delay implementing proposed restrictions on home births.

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© 2012 Renee Ghert-Zand. All rights reserved.

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One Response to “The Latest Prime Ribs From Israel”

  1. manofesto Says:

    I recently came across a text book which tries to help children cope with some of Israel’s current realities. I’ve translated some of it here http://manofestoyomi.blogspot.com/2012/01/modern-hebrew-primer.html

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