'Teomim' are twins, from the root תאמ. This Hebrew root is also used for things relating to matching, fitting, coordinating and more. Mat'im lachem?
We discuss a new study that finds worldwide Jews feeling in danger as a result of Israel's use of force; the poll showing Israelis are very happy on a personal level but at a possible cost to 'community well-being'; and whether smart cities are a dumb idea.
The Hebrew word 'sherut' means 'service,' but the plural – 'sherutim' – is more commonly used to mean something quite different.
We discuss J Street's upbeat campaign in support of the Iran deal; the potential new face of Israel's opposition; and the grim calculus of hostage negotiations.