Author Archives: amihai
By Amihai Zippor At a recent ceremony in Jerusalem, Israel signed a Cooperation Agreement for the European Union’s Civil Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS). The agreement opens up the soon-to-be completed Galileo global satellite system to academia and the aerospace industry in the Jewish state. On hand at the event were Yaakov Peri, Israel’s Minister […]
Riding public transportation in Israel can often be more than just a way of getting from here to there. Sometimes it’s possible to just sit back and forget about everything and other times everything hits you in the face. Take a recent attempt at getting home from a wedding for example. Having hitched a ride […]
NOTE: This is old news. Nevertheless it’s worth taking another look at…. The story goes like this: A woman from Florida who happens to be my mother-in-law decided to fly to Israel. It wasn’t her first time in the Holy Land but it was her first flight with EL AL. Should be a great experience […]
Hi, I promised myself I would start writing here again. It’s been a while and even though I’ve been blogging elsewhere all this time i’m hoping to make a steady commitment to this blog -AGAIN. So whatever it takes, whatever observations come my way, you’ll hopefully be hearing a lot more about how my people […]
Last year was one of the most amazing seasons in Israel I can remember for pomegranates. Can’t wait for the new ones on the way….
Who are the Shabbos police anyway? They definitely have a laid back approach. Several weeks ago our upstairs neighbors were having a loud and obnoxious party on a Friday night and I had to walk down to the local station to complain because knocking on the neighbor’s door didn’t help. The cops came, entered their […]
This was an article I wrote on the release of Shlomo Katz‘s album Live From Melbourne, which the post decided to put in their pay section. So here it is in pieces… Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4