Ohad Shem Tov (L) and Noam Kuzar at the headquarters of the Israeli “Pirate party,” one of 34 lists competing in the upcoming Israeli national elections.
The Swedish Piratpartiet, founded on 1 January 2006, was the first pirate party. The party’s name was derived from Piratbyrån, an organization opposed to intellectual property.
In other words, it’s a party based on stealing stuff.
Oh, if only all the other parties running for the Knesset were this honest.
About the Author: JewishPress.com Senior Internet Editor 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 two fun books: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.
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