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Until September 2007, when my oldest daughter was born, this blog covered daily life and politics in Israel, as well as Hebrew-English linguistic issues, from the perspective of an American-raised journalist and translator living in Israel. Now it mostly serves as the SmunchMonk&Bear news agency, a portal into the bizarre universe of the little people. Read more at:

Wednesday, October 4, 2006

Peeing in the pool

For an excellent column on Tzachi Hanegbi and the damage caused by the cronyism and corruption in which he takes pride, read "Peeing in the pool" by Guy Rolnik.

This is how he begins his column:

The old joke goes something like this: "Don't pee in the pool," a lifeguard bellows at a swimmer. The swimmer is offended: "Everybody does it." "True," says the lifeguard, "but not from the diving board."

Guess who the diving board pee-meister is.


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