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Saturday, January 14, 2012

It's Latma Time! Yair Lapid, The Latest "Free Centre Party." Remember Them?

The Israeli Political Scene isn't  as boring as the American one.  Two political parties have dominated American politics for over a century, the Republicans and the Democrats, but Israel is different, very different.  We give our voters a choice, a real choice. Almost every election there's a new political party that seems to answer the needs, desires, fantasies of the voters  And very much like cotton candy or an elegant souffle,  the Free Centre, Black Panthers and Gil aka Pensioners and more, ad nauseum, they don't last all that long. They end up more like bubble gum all over the voters' face.

The media here in Israel loves the Lapid family, Tommy and little Yair.  Here's Latma's take...


Anonymous said...

the nyt gives mention of hagov. see http://travel.nytimes.com/2012/01/15/travel/lost-in-jerusalem.html?pagewanted=3&hpw
the article -- fairly positive i must say -- about a jewish nonbelievers experience in jlem.

Batya said...

a, yes, saw it. Hagov is great, even if just as a dinner restaurant!