As with many Western countries, Israel also has it’s share of “anti-vaxxers”.
I know such people, but didn’t really think that it was an issue on the radar of policy-makers until I saw this… 341 more words
Part of being an expat is deciding if you want your kids to be registered as citizens of your birth country. Sometimes you want the tax benefits; sometimes you think that it is better for the kid in the future; and sometimes you think that it is worthwhile, or necessary, of the present. 2,064 more words
I think Purim was always the holiday I liked least, for the simple reason that too many people get drunk. I will note here that despite what most people think, if you read the Shulchan Aruch, you will find that the vast majority of Ashkenazi poskim who commentate the book (rabbis who tell us what the halacha, or Jewish law, is) forbid getting drunk. 723 more words