web analytics
December 4, 2016 / 4 Kislev, 5777
News & Views
Sponsored Post
The Migdal Ohr Mishpachton MISHPACHTONIM – Israel’s Children are Your Children.

Support Migdal Ohr by purchasing letters in the Torah Scroll that will be written in honor of Rabbi Grossman’s 70th Birthday.



Ktzat Ivrit: Flying Assad Out


Printer-Ready Page Layout
Ktzat Ivrit: Flying Assad Out

Photo Credit: Gideon Markowicz/Flash90



This Israeli Arab is demonstrating in front of the Russian embassy, calling for the ouster of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. The balloons he’s holding bear the image of the butcher from Damascus, with the slogan in Hebrew: Me’ifim et Assad.

The line translates as “Kicking Assad out,” but the verb used is “to fly,” as in making Assad fly out – hence the balloon.

It’s not a bad image for the final act in the life of a murderous despot, having him float lazily out his office window into the bright, blue sky.

Beats the peace dove thing.

Yori Yanover

About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.


Loading Facebook Comments ...



Imported and Older Comments:

  1. Ellie Golda Miller says:

    Would this old arab man prefer the Muslim Brotherhood?


Current Top Story
MK Bezalel Smotrich, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
PM Kicks Out Habayit Hayehudi MK for Saying Netanyahu Isn’t Rightwing

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/photos/ktzat-ivrit-flying-assad-out/2013/09/09/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: