...what do you know - soon 63 years since the declaration of independence (and democracy). And I wish that the syrians and the egyptians and the others will be blessed with reforms, freedom and democracy. Life is hard, and democracy is a bad system - but it is better than the alternative systems. Chag Sameach.
High school teacher's union threatens strike (Haaretz)
from the article: Syria city 'boiling' after security forces reportedly kill 12 protesters