Word of the Day / Protektzia: How to get ahead without really trying
In Israel, 'protektzia' is the unspoken fuel that powers everything from business deals to cutting in line at the cafe.
Want to cut the line at the local cafe? Have your visa application put at the top of the pile at the Interior Ministry? Get out of military service? For any or all of the above, in Israel, you're going to need protektzia.