Israeli Society

Israeli government dresses up for Purim

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Getting in the spirit of Purim, government ministers and Knesset members dress up and show their humorous side. Shedding their business attire, Israeli ministers and MKs take part in Purim festivities, showing off their more lighthearted side. Without looking too much into the meanings behind their chosen costumes, here are some of their holiday takes … Read More


Underdog Israel crushes Cuba as Cinderella squad stuns baseball tourney again

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Israel’s national baseball team defeated Cuba 4-1 in the first game of the second round of the World Baseball Classic on Sunday, the latest shock upset for the Jewish state’s underdog sports team. Israel’s batters overcame an early 1-0 deficit, and the team’s pitchers kept the heavily favored Cuban team to just five hits, continuing … Read More

With Mirth and a Mensch, Israel Upsets South Korea in W.B.C.

Monday, March 6, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea — When Sam Fuld, a journeyman outfielder, hit a line-drive single to open an exhibition game between Team Israel and a squad representing the South Korean Army the other day, one of his teammates on the bench, third baseman Cody Decker, yelled, “Nobody, and I mean nobody, no-hits the Jews!” The exhortation … Read More