The Shlichaton

Your weekly random updates about and from the Holy land.

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Israel's Justice Ministry promoting bill that would recognize same-sex couples

Despite Yesh Atid's push for civil unions for all, party's ministers reject Labor bill; Yacimovich laments missed historic opportunity.

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni was the only minister to vote in favor of Shaffir’s bill.
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It's a cultural thing...

Holocaust Hip Hop: Auschwitz survivor Esther Bejarano teams up with rappers in musical memorial

Israeli artist of the week

Say Helloe to Ester Rada. In the beginning of 2013 Ester Rada released an EP entitled Life Happenswith four of her songs. The album was positively received by critics, who describe her music as "cross-cultural sound that is a deep reflection of the Israeli born Ethiopian's heritage" and "graceful composition of Ethio-Jazz, funk, soul and r&b, with mixed undertones of black grooves".


Ester Rada - Life Happens (Official Video)


Hebrew words for the week

Newspaper= Eton =עיתון

Emissary= Shlicha(girl)\Shaliach(boy) = שליח\שליחה

True =Emet= אמת

False= Sheker= שקר

week = Shavoha= שבוע

Hebrew= Ivrit = עברית

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