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Ellis Shuman
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This is Israel, in 60 Seconds
Have you been to Israel? Take a minute, just one minute, to get a quick view of what Israel is all about! Israel - a modern country based on ancient history. Home to three of the world's major religions - this is the land where King David ruled, where Jesus...
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The Sidewalk of Coexistence
A short stretch of highway links the Arab town of Abu Gosh with a recently constructed tunnel and intersection on Highway 1, the main artery between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. On the brick sidewalk alongside the road, residents of the varied communities take l...
A short stretch of highway links the Arab town of Abu Gosh with a recently constructed tunnel and intersection on Highway 1, the main artery between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. On the brick sidewalk alongside the road, residents ...
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Fascinating story about where playing cards came from.
In the midst of a heated hand of poker scant attention is given to the design of the cards themselves. Every player gets two in the initial deal and then five more are placed on the table –
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My new article on The Times of Israel. How Jews, Muslims, and Christians can all walk, and run, together.
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Breaking news! You read it here first!
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People don't realize how water is controlled, traded as a commodity, and held from those that need it most. 
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The John Irving Theory of Everything
John Irving is one of my favorite authors of all times. I first read The 158-Pound Marriage when I was in high school and aspiring to weigh at least 150 pounds. Then I read Setting Free the Bears and noticed the regular appearance of bears in Irving’s works...
John Irving is one of my favorite authors of all times. I first read The 158-Pound Marriage when I was in high school and aspiring to weigh at least 150 pounds. Then I read Setting Free the Bears and noticed the regular appea...
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Yes! More reasons why you should take your next vacation in Bulgaria!
Bulgaria. I break down 10 reasons why it might be one of my new favourite countries, and why you need to visit. Work this place into your Eurotrip, now!
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I'm tempted! Terrific article. 
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My latest book review: VANISHED by Ahmed Masoud. A look at Palestinian life in the unrest of the Gaza Strip.
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The Physics of Randomness
By chance I learned about this bestselling Bulgarian novel. The Physics of Sorrow was written by Georgi Gospodinov and just translated into English by the very talented Angela Rodel (she also translated 18% Gray by Zachary Karabashliev ). The novel, in its ...
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Bulgaria exports water to Israel
Breaking news – you heard it here first! Bulgaria, an eastern European country blessed with plentiful rainfall, has begun to export water to Israel. Bulgaria and Israel have many similarities. For example, Israelis dance the hora , and Bulgarians dance the ...
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My latest article...
John Irving is one of my favorite authors of all time. I first read The 158-Pound Marriage when I was in high school and aspiring to weigh at least 150 pounds. Then I read Setting Free the Bears and noticed the regular appear...
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Ten Most Important Things You Need to Know About Working With Twitter
You'll notice that in the title of this article I wrote "working with Twitter". I do mean "work". If you only plan to use Twitter recreationally, as a pastime, or as a way of shouting out your love of Justin Bieber, read no further. This article is intended...
You'll notice that in the title of this article I wrote "working with Twitter". I do mean "work". If you only plan to use Twitter recreationally, as a pastime, or as a way of shouting out your love of Justin Bieber, read no f...
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Author of The Virtual Kibbutz and Valley of Thracians
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Originally from Sioux City, Iowa, I have been living in Israel since the age of fifteen. I served in the Israeli army, was the founding member of a kibbutz, and currently reside on a moshav outside Jerusalem. I lived and worked in Bulgaria during the years 2009 - 2010. To contact me: ellisshuman @ gmail.com
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