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Urban legend coming true?

By Noga Gur-Arieh

May 1, 2012 | 2:33 pm

No scandals here, please.

Yesterday, I received a text message from my father who said: “there was an attempt to kidnap a little Israeli girl in Disney World.”

The first thing that popped into my head at that... read on

  • The night I heard electric music solid walls of sound

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    April 30, 2012 | 1:44 pm

    Roger Waters, Carlos Santana, the Pixies are just a few of a long list of artists who gave in to political pressure and cancelled their scheduled performances in Israel in the past few years. After receiving threats of an artistic boycott by anti-Israeli groups, they were publicly... read on

  • Israel and the world Pt. 4- weekly news from Israel

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    April 29, 2012 | 12:10 pm

    • On April 22nd, Israel showed respect for our homeplanet by turning off the lights for one hour. Three weeks after most of the world, the state of Israel was shut down from the day-to-day activities and rush. For one hour, the lights in most Israeli houses were turned off, and... read on

  • 64 years of Israel

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    April 26, 2012 | 10:37 am

    Today, Israel celebrates 64 years of existence. That’s really not much. It’s almost nothing in a scale of countries to age, but in this short period of time, we sure have been through a lot. In 64 years, Israel has been through wars, diplomatic issues, growing population, ground... read on

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  • Remember and thank

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    April 24, 2012 | 10:15 am

    Being the most painful day for the Israeli nation, the Israeli Memorial day marks for me, more than anything, solidarity and togetherness.

    In its 64 years of existence, Israel has been through more than ten wars and operations, and endless terror events. To this day, 22993 Israelis... read on

  • The thin line between love and hate

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    April 21, 2012 | 10:15 am

    One of the reasons I write here is to present a different perspective to what you may see or hear on the news. The news may be presented as objective, but when it comes to news, there is no such thing as “objective”: from the topic you choose, to the order in which you present the... read on

  • A yearly reminder of the reason we are here

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    April 20, 2012 | 11:49 am

    The story of Israel is often being described here with the sentence: From Holocaust to revival (free translation from Hebrew).


    In the 1940’s, the Jews, who were scattered all over the world, faced destruction by an evil monster with a twisted mind and great charisma. Being... read on

  • Always remember. Never forget.

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    April 18, 2012 | 11:08 am

    When reaching the 11th grade here, in Israel, you get a chance to go with your classmates on an eight-day journey to Poland, partially sponsored by school. This journey follows the years of the Holocaust, and is an opportunity for a different way of learning about the worst time of... read on

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

My name is Noga Gur-Arieh, and I’m an Israeli Journalist, currently studying for my B.A degree in Media and Political Science, at Tel Aviv University.

I am very socially...

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