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Rokhl

I'm with you on this, Esther. This is plain ol' embarrassing. You know why we all lean so heavily on emoticons when partaking of the interweb? Because things like irony, sarcasm and word play tend NOT TO TRANSLATE when divorced from context, voice tone, body language etc. I pray someone intervenes on this one, fast.

Aussie Dave

IsrAEllycool, Esther!

I purposefully keep the word Israel in the title...

Esther

Mea culpa Dave. Thanks for pointing that out. Not sure why I thought it was the other way round.

Yaron

Why don't they just have it at blog.gov.il or something; now that would be cool.

Sharon from NY

OK- you're right- that IS embarassing! I am constantly correcting people's spelling of Israel ( OK- mostly non-Jews ) so this will surely make things more confusing for people... and it's not necessary.

Robbie

Spelling aside, I got an email from the bloggers in charge asking me to go look at the site, so I did.

It's just a bunch of New Yorkers talking about Israel.

And while I love you New Yorkers, is that really the image of Israel they want?

(Although I suppose that's a just-fine image for the State of Isreal.)

Allison

Esther -- I want a mea culpa, too. We are and always have been "Israelity." No misspelling here. It's only the official blog with the unofficial spelling. Robbie, if you want to read actual Israeli bloggers talking about Israel, come on over.

www.israelity.com

Cheers,
Allison

Isophorone

Can't they take both URLs, isrealli.org AND israelli.org? Just direct people from the wrong one to the right one!

TM


Governments should stay out of the business of grass roots promotion. This is moronic, but completely in line with expectations.

Esther

Allison, so sorry. The error was mine. And so, I have edited the above, to show everyone what an idiot I am.

See you soon!

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