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Fri Aug 23, 2013, 09:26 PM

this is "my israel"

though i 'm not big on the "feel good articles". this is a good representation of the direction that israel is going......Its about people ignoring all the politics and simply living in the same society together and making it better...but it requires tolerance, ignoring the stereotypes and ignoring all the demonization of the "other"...something so many posters here have a problem with.


An Israeli Special Forces Commando, An Arab Investor, A Religious Zionist -- And A Hot Start-Up Called Webydo

http://www.forbes.com/sites/richardbehar/2013/07/28/an-israeli-special-forces-soldier-an-arab-investor-a-religious-zionist-and-a-lofty-start-up-called-webydo/2/

CEO Shmulik Grizim, age 36, served in a super-elite special forces unit in the Israeli air force that only selects one out of every 1,000 applicants from soldiers.....

Webydo’s first investor, by fortuity, is an Israeli-Arab named Hisham Adnan Raya, also 36. .....

The company’s Jewish co-founder, Tzvika Steinmetz, is – like Grizim — a former Israeli combat soldier, but of a different ilk. He is a religious Zionist, which is symbolized by the wearing of a hand-knitted yarmulke (head-covering).

Finally, one of the first users of Webydo’s technology was Amichay Yuzan, an ultra-orthodox Jew from a sect called the haredim –
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