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Comparing Bibi's Israel to (Drum Roll) Monty Python's 'Cheese Shop'

Comparing Bibi's Israel to (Drum Roll) Monty Python's 'Cheese Shop'

Israeli novelist-travel writer Yuval Ben-Ami weighs in at the +972 blog with a clever take on the snowballing Israeli economic Israel protest:

I’m not sure Ben-Ami isn’t reading more into the tent camps’ potential for future impact than the reality on the streets can support, but his whimsical approach is a good window into their zeitgeist. Here’s the Python original:

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J.J. Goldberg

J.J. Goldberg

Jonathan Jeremy Goldberg is Editor-at-Large of the newspaper The Forward,[1] where he served as editor in chief for seven years (2000-2007). He served in the past as U.S. bureau chief of the Israeli news magazine Jerusalem Report, managing editor of The Jewish Week of New York, as a nationally syndicated columnist in Jewish weeklies, as editor in chief of the Labor Zionist monthly Jewish Frontier, as world/national news editor of the daily Home News (now the Home News Tribune) of New Brunswick, New Jersey, and as a metro/police-beat reporter for Hamevaker, a short-lived Hebrew-language newsweekly published for the Israeli émigré community in Los Angeles.

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