What happens when you add “basket” to “easy”? In Hebrew, the rhyming combination gets you an infant car seat, called a salkal (SAHL-kahl). Though it started life as a brand name, this transporter of small humans, like Band-Aids in American English and the cellular carrier
Haaretz.com, the online edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, and analysis from Israel and the Middle East.
Haaretz.com provides extensive and in-depth coverage of Israel, the Jewish World and the Middle East, including defense, diplomacy, the Arab-Israeli conflict,
the peace process, Israeli politics, Jerusalem affairs, international relations, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, the Palestinian Authority, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip,
the Israeli business world and Jewish life in Israel and the Diaspora.