Note: Using the "Refresh" (F5 key) command in your Web Browser will show you the latest updates -- Refresh on an Apple/Mac is apple+R
8:01 PM It's raining.
7:55 PM This cartoon appeared in Makor Rishon.
It features Eli Yishai (Shas) and Lieberman sitting together at the government table. Yishai is asking about the Kashrut of the apple. Liberman confirms that there is no problem of Shmittah, so it's OK to eat.
4:43 PM Rain forecast in Israel for this evening and tomorrow, with a very stormy weekend on the way...(weather source)
4:40 PM Hamas soldiers training in Gaza
photo, courtesy of walla
Maybe we should send Spiderman into Gaza?
3:42 PM Spiderman Returns -- makes an appearance near Israeli city of Kfar Saba and Highway #6.
For the second time in less than 24 hours, someone dressed as Spiderman (or Spiderman himself?) appeared at the Chorshim intersection of Highway 6 throwing ropes to swing around.
Area residents reported this to the police who arrived, yet its unsure if the super hero was apprehended.
Yesterday evening, Police arrested a 24 year old for a similar incident in a nearby location. (source in Hebrew, Ynet)
(Better to report this, than Rockets...)
3:28 PM Why I don't conduct public readings from my blog.
Reason #231 You have to be on the lookout for stabbers.
A Chinese blogger whose satirical postings have gained a wide following was stabbed in the stomach at a Beijing book store after giving a reading, witnesses and friends said Monday.11:54 AM Looking for love: Livni the lonely spy. (UK Times on line)
Xu Lai, who writes under the pseudonym Qian Liexian, was attacked Saturday evening at the Wanda branch of the Beijing Danxiangjie Book Store, a staffer there confirmed Monday. (AP)
"A romantic relationship requires honesty between a couple," she told her interviewer. “I couldn’t, of course, develop such a relationship with anyone, but a short relationship does no harm, if you keep to the rules.She's so modest as well:
"It’s a bit like forcing yourself not to get drunk in order to keep control of your mouth."
Livni said she had been unable to reveal to even her closest family that she was a spy. When her father visited her in Paris, he could not understand why a woman who had been a brilliant law student "was wasting her time in Europe doing nothing".cloak and dagger tip: Rafi from LifeinIsrael.
11:33 AM IDF prevents terror in attack in Hevron, by detaining 15 year old Palestinian with large knife. (source)
11:22 AM UK Telepgraph blames Israel for the non-development of the underground natural gas fields off the coast of Gaza.
I'm surprised they didn't outright blame the Cast-Lead operation on slander that Israel wanted to capture these fields.
Then again, we're idiots for even suggesting this 2 billion dollar find should go to Hamas.
11:16 AM Mei Eden -- the Golan Heights Bottled Mineral Water company has halted shipments of their bottled water due to irregular results from their Quality Control checks. The company has stated that all of their products already shipped and delivered are safe to use.
11:11 AM So much news today.
MDA HAZMAT Hazardous Materials) Mass Casualty Event at the Club Hotel in Eilat, due to chemical leak of some sort. 25 lightly and moderately wounded transported by Magen David Adom to YosefTal hospital in Eilat.
3 Rockets fell so far on Israel (1 last night, 2 this morning). No injuries...damage caused to fence around community in the Western Negev.
Wherever I am, my blog turns towards Eretz Yisrael טובה הארץ מאד מאד