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Ellis Shuman
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Why Israelis Are Not Excited About Their Upcoming Elections
Israeli citizens will go to the polls on Tuesday, March 17th, and vote for a party slate to represent them in the Knesset, the country's 120-seat parliament. The elections are taking place two years ahead of schedule, after Israel's governing coalition fell...
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A poker player's journey towards excellence is guided by the stories told  by others with more experience than ourselves. In  part two of my series on the best poker documentaries, I review some films that feature young players in the spotlight both by choice and by circumstance.
Updated January 19, 2015 Quite a few poker documentaries have been produced in recent years, giving the public a chance to view videos and films that report the enormous growth of poker's popu
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The Day I Bumped into the Prime Minister of Bulgaria
During the two years we lived in Bulgaria, my wife and I regularly left our home in Sofia to drive into the countryside, exploring picturesque villages and visiting ethnographical museums. We were eager to learn everything we could about Bulgarian history a...
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My latest blog article on The Huffington Post. Do you read Murakami?
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My new blog article on The Huffington Post is going viral! Over 6,000 Likes in 48 hours. You have to read it to understand why.
Murakami's novels are page-turners, even though they hardly contain elements of suspense and certainly cannot be defined as thrillers. There is something compelling about his writing that makes one continue to turn the pages, almost breathlessly, wai...
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Fantastic! I'm in Israel visiting and was looking for your article on good food here... Dining with Druze. This piece is a bonus! 
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Book review of NEW YORK 1, TEL AVIV 0, by Shelly Oria. Short stories.
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Do you have enough time for your writing? Here's what I did: http://ellisshuman.blogspot.co.il/2013/11/how-i-found-time-to-write-in-my-busy.html  #writingtips   #amwriting   #writinglife  
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7 Reasons Why I Read Haruki Murakami
For my birthday, my children bought me the book Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Japanese author Haruki Murakami. This was exactly the present I wanted! I am a passionate Murakami fan and I was eager to read the new novel, which would...
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Is Goodreads good for writers? Read this.
I just read an article written by Ellis Shuman about Goodreads at http://ellisshuman.blogspot.com/2014/01/is-goodreads-good-for-you.html The article posed a lot of questions I have had myself and many others.  My response to Mr. Shuman is a collection of my own findings. May you also find your own questions regarding Goodreads answered here. Ellis Shuman: What I can’t …
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Comparisons of New York and Tel Aviv
The short stories in New York 1, Tel Aviv 0 by Shelly Oria, are unconventional in structure and in the relationships they portray. 1. The first impression you get while reading this collection is that the format is different from what you're accustomed to s...
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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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