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~Israeli short film wins at Cannes Film Festival! by rbd8912
May 28, 2008, 3:20 pm
Filed under: arts/culture, movies/television | Tags:

On Friday, Israeli director Elad Keidan’s was awarded First Prize “Cinéfondation”, the first place in the students competition for his film Anthem . He was the first Israeli to win the prize at Cannes!
The 36 minute movie is about a young boy who, while preparing for Shabbat, meets an “eccentric group of people along the way”.
For more info check out the articles at the Jerusalem Post and Israel21c


~The never ending question: is Obama good for Israel? by rbd8912
May 19, 2008, 1:08 am
Filed under: opinion, politics | Tags: ,

On Thursday, President Bush made some interesting remarks in Israel attacking the policy of creating on open conversation with out enemies or “sitting down” and discussing our problems, a policy that Barack Obama has declared one of his top priorities with dangerous leaders like Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. This comment spurred much controversy among current Presidential Candidates.

Today, Thomas Friedman actually wrote a very interesting article about Obama and his policies on Israel and its enemies, discussing whether he would be good or bad for israel. Check it out here.