A few weeks ago a campaign for a cable channel went viral online and got quite a few views on YouTube. It’s called “Push to add drama” and if you haven’t seen it already, it’s an enjoyable watch. Here it is:
A couple of clever young Israelis added their take on the drama button to YouTube. It’s short and to the point. After watching the original video, have a look at this one:
Today we, the people of Israel and the Jewish community around the world, celebrate the new Hebrew year.
It is customary to exchange greeting cards for the new year. I thought I’d do something a bit more creative this year. I took a photo I took in the last trip to the Western Wall, and with my incredible computer skills changed what’s written. Here you go:
I want to remind you that today is the Tweet4Shalit event. So please tweet for the release of Gilad Shalit and use the hashtag “#GiladShalit” in your tweets. Read all about it here.
After Gilad’s capture, his family published a book with a short story he wrote when he was 11 years old. It’s called (loosely translated) “When the shark and the fish first met“. Ironically, it’s a story about peace between enemies.
Here is a video clip of people reading the story in different languages:
If you liked the story, and have children, you can download a PDF file (Here) which has the story printed next to blank boxes for your children to draw in.