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Nov 2, 2014, 1:27 PM
Grant me the serenity – and an off switch
True confession – while I like to think that I take good care of myself, a more honest assessment of my lifestyle would reveal that I have a multitude of bad habits that clearly fall into the category of...
Jul 25, 2014, 7:26 AM
A letter to my Facebook friends – and yours
I wonder whether my Facebook Friends around the world have perceived me over the past six weeks or so as a person obsessed. It is hard to believe that just six weeks ago, a journalist friend called me one...
Nov 23, 2013, 8:47 PM
Nuclear negotiations for dummies
As a translator, I always found it interesting how the well-known American “For Dummies” series of books so deftly avoided that concept of cluelessness in the Hebrew versions. In Hebrew, the books were translated as Kol Echad Yachol –...
Nov 5, 2013, 1:48 PM
Guns R Us
With guns so rampant in the U.S., reassuring words ring hollow
Aug 23, 2013, 7:09 AM
On language, laffa and coexistence
Learning Arabic is not just a tool for Israelis to maintain security, it is a way to reach out and make peace with The Other
Jun 17, 2013, 6:13 AM
Translating Tehran: Israel’s Rita
Rita, Israel’s preeminent female vocalist, is an Iranian-born Israeli. With Iran at the top of the international news cycle in the wake of the elections, and immediately prior to her appearance at the Israeli Presidential Conference this week in...
May 12, 2013, 3:58 AM
Women and the Wall: Let’s talk about unity
Like many Israelis and Jews all over the world, I woke up on Friday agape and aghast at the images of what took place that morning at the Western Wall. Jews hurling chairs and garbage at other Jews, rioting and...
Apr 14, 2013, 8:32 PM
So far away: digital flags and deliberations
Did leaving Israel mean forsaking those who died so that we can live in our own country?
Mar 12, 2013, 3:25 PM
The other delegitimization
Keep telling the majority of world Jewry they're less equal than the Orthodox and they may just give up the courtship
Feb 3, 2013, 5:39 PM
Standing with Israel, the kid everybody loves to hate
Why do I unflaggingly advocate for the Jewish state? Because somebody has to stand up and speak out on its behalf
Rina Ne'eman is a translator and interpreter, and the managing director of Legaltrans.com. She is a proud Israeli and an avid amateur photographer. Follow her on Twitter @rinaneeman or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.