Today marks the 60th year of the existence of the State of Israel. Having lived there for twelve years, I must admit I kind of miss the place. Where else can you get freshly baked pita bread off an assembly line at the bakery section of the supermarket? Or falafel in pita with “hummusaladchips?” (always offered as a one word question), tehina, and fiery hot sauce.
To read more about the festivities, here’s a list of relevant links:
- Official Israel at 60 Site
- Israel at 60: A Statistical Glimpse
- YnetNews article: State of Israel Turns 60
Happy Israel Independence day!