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PAGE 22A HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, NOVEMBER 301 2012 lsraelis joke about the crisis NEWYORK (6NoBacon) During the difficult days of Operation Pillar of Defense, as rockets are fired from Gaza on Israeli towns and the Is- rael Defense Forces launches ;LEANING SERVICES Problems Got You Down Have a happier more Center for Counseling and Consulting 407.388.4738 www.perryklein.net Perry Klein, MC, LMHC, NCC, CCMHC Psychotherapist, License # MH9964 Tricare Provider YAN N photography Weddings Bar & Bat Mitzvahs All Events & Simchas Timeless Images, Real Value. 407.341.3451 editor@yanman.com Glickstein Laval Carris P.A. ~KR'L: ~KD ?USL.~C ACCOUNTAWtS Wish Our Clients and Friends a Happy Chanukah 555 WINDERLEY PLACE, STE 400 MAITLAND, FL 32751 PHONE: (407) 645-4775 FAX: (407) 629-1606 www.glccpa.com Greetings and Best Wishes for a Happy Chanukah Ma tland Tire Company Robert A. L sp ranc 233 North Orlando Avenue Maitland, FJorida 32751 407-539-O8OO Fax 407-539-06O8 airstrikes in response, Israelis are showing their resilience with humor. Since the beginning of the operation two weeks ago, Israelis have been upload- ing Facebook wall posts and tweets to show that even the violence is a laughing matter. One Israeli created a fake Facebook account for slain Hamas leader Ahmed Jabari and made his status read "in a relationship" with "72 virgins." Another made an Israeli-Palestinian version of the popular mobile game Angry Birds. In a fake public service ad, the people of Tel Aviv were asked to drinkonly short espresso in order to '.'respond faster to the next air raid siren." Not everything was done for laughs, of course. On the popular website BuzzFeed, Instagram photos showed Israeli soldiers preparing for a possible operation in Gaza, and the IDF spokes- person posted eye-catching graphics on Facebook of how thousands of rockets are fired from Gaza into Israel every day. Israelis posted the same graphic but switched it to show how thousands of pro- Israel images are overpopu- lating everyone's Facebook newsfeed. Kim and Bar get in hot Twitter water While social media has become part of the war, two popular users found them- selves in the middle of it for similar reasons. Reality star Kim Kardashian tweeted that she prays for the people of Israel, enraging her pro- Palestinian followers who wished her things that should probably not be written in a family publication. Kardashi- an immediately responded by tweeting that she prays for both sides and everyone in theworld. That didn't change much and eventually she deleted both tweets. Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli received plenty of heat from her Israeli follow- ers after tweeting that she Iran Facebook/Gigi Arad Characters from the popular mobile game Angry Birds are placed on the Israeli Iron Dome missile defense system in .a parody graphic made by an Israeli blogger. is "praying for the safety of "I am the worst journalist Stone, the dude can dance. citizens on both sides." Many in the world," he concluded. In an appearance on "The Israelis called her "unpatri- "For God'ssake, the title of Ellen Show," host Ellen otic" and accused her of not her book was 'All In'!"DeGeneres challenged the caring enough about Israel. Andy Cohen's wrong direc- 29-year-old British Jew to Unlike Kardashian, Refaeli tion help raise money.for his stood by her words. It's not clear exactly what charity, Worldwide Orphans Stewart reviews Broadwell Bravo TV executive and tele- Foundation, by performing a interview vision host Andy Cohen was dance--without music. For Two weeks ago, before the thinking when he referred to each dance style, Garfield crisis in Gaza tookup most of fans of the popular boy band would receive $1,000 for his the news space, people were One Direction as a bunch of charity. The result?Ahilari- still talking about the David "twinks" in an appearance on ous medley of the can-can, Petra.eus scandal. On "The the "Today" show. Twinks is Irish jig, Beyonce andmore. Daily Show," Jon Stewart slang for a young feminine- Garfield raised $10,000. allowed himself a measure looking gay man. LaBeouf kisses Bill Nye of self-criticism regarding Unsurprisingly, Cohen Actor Shia LaBeouf was an interview he did in Janu- caught lots of heat on Twit- ecstatic to meet Bill Nye, ary with Petraeus' biogra- ter from the One Direction the Science Guy, at the SET pher and paramour, Paula faithful. Cohen apologized Awards (Science, Engineer- Broadwell. five hours later, sayinghehad ing and Technology) in Bev- Stewart showed clips "misused" the word.-"I just erly Hills, Calif. from the interview, where meant they're cute,"he said. "Yo, I grew up with you. Broadwell kept describing Itseemsthatthebandtook This is crazy," LaBeouf told Petraeus in glowing terms, it in good spirits, since their Nye, to which Nye replied~ "The whole thing was like spokesperson told Entertain- "And you're still talking to innuendo after innuendo menWise, "I don't think the me .... Let's change the and I'm like, gaaaaaw!" said term'twink' is offensive--it world!" Stewart. just means attractive!"In response, LaBeouf "I had her right there talk- Andrew Garfield dances, for kissed Nye to show his un- i~g about how thick a coat of charity conditional love for all to see. awesome sauce Petraeus is Apparently Andrew Gar- LeBeouf also videotaped the bathed in--the thing never field is quite the Renais- meeting. crossed my [bleeping] mind! sance man. In addition to FormoreJewishentertain- The whole time I was just starring in the "Amazing ment news, visit 6nobacon. staring at how defined her Spider-Man," being the com, the illegitimate child arms were! loving boyfriend of Emma of JTA. _, From page 2A the international community, Romney, toward the end of may say yes to what we see is to see if we can get this thing thecampaignalignedhis Iran a good deal, but the reverse is yahu's government had led resolved,"theU.S, leadersaid, policywith Obama's, empha- also true." calls to set nuclear capability "I can't promise that Iran will sizing diplomacy as the best One positive outcome, as the red line. Both parties walk through the door that way forward. Rademaker said, would be a in Congress backed that they need to walk through, "There are a number of verifiable reductioninreadily language, inserting it into a but that would be very much areaswhere Romneyadoptedavailable enriched uranium, number of laws. The Obama the preferable option." the president's foreign policy, either through export or administration resisted, in- Western diplomats haveand Iran was one," she said, dedicated use in non-weapon stead seeking through diplo- told JTA that such a dynamic adding that polling shows the capacities. maticandeconomicpressures likely would culminate in public prefers a diplomatic Michael Makovksy, a Bush to persuade Iran to halt its one-on-one talks between option, administration Pentagon of- suspected nuclear weapons ,the United States and Iran. " Polling also shows that the ficialwho focused on Iraqand program. The New York Times recently public sees Iran as a priority, now directs the Bipartisan Netanyahu appeared to reported that the Obama which could spur forwardPolicy Center's foreign policy back down in September fol- administration was seeking Obama administration ur-projects, said pressure should lowing months of pressure suchtalks, though the White gency toward securing a deal. increase at least until a deal from Obama administration House denied it. Stephen Rademaker, a is achieved. officials seeking to head off Heather Hurlburt, a nuclear arms negotiator for "You could increase thos~ an Israeli strike on Iran. In speechwriter duringthe Clin- the George W. Bush adminis- chances"ofadeal"ifyouhave a U.N. speech, Netanyahu ton administration who now tration, said Obama deserves much tougher sanctions, a Set the Israeli red line at the directs the National Security breathing space to explore much tougher embargo on point where Iran has made Network, a liberal/realist for- such a deal--but that nego- Iran, but it's unclear whether the decision to manufacture eign policy think tank, noted tiations should be subject to other countries will go along abomb--essentiallytheposi- that administration officials close scrutiny, with that," Makovsky said. tion Obama had staked out. did not reject outright the ',I would never fault the Another optionistoratchet In that speech at the U.N, prospect0fone-on-onetalks. U.S.governmentforexploring up pressure by sharing with GeneralAssembly, Netanyahu "There's this interesting whether Iran is prepared to Israel advanced weapons, in- said that point might come as dance about one-on-onereachadiplomaticsettlement cludingthe latest generation soonasspring, andObamaap- talks,"shesaid."It'sclearboth to suspend the enrichment ofbunker-bustingbombs, and pearstoagree.Twoweeksago, sides are looking forward to program. Now is a good aincreasing the U.S. profile in Obama said the window for having one on one." time as any to test them on the Persian Gulf, he said. diplomacy is several months. Obama, after his decisive that," said Rademaker, now a "The elementwe need to be "Iwilltrytomakeapushin election victory this month, principal at a lobbying outfit, focusing on is boosting the the coming months to see if has the mandate for such the Podesta Group. "My larger credibility of the U.S. mili- we can open up a dialogue be- talks, Hurlburt said, partly concern about negotiations tary option and of Israel's," tweenIran, andnotjustusbut because his challenger. Mitt with Iran is that the Iranians Makovsky said.