Thursday, January 31, 2013

click click (2003)

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January 02, 2003
Dry Bones, cartoon, golden oldie,
Yoday's Golden Oldie is ten years old. Reading it now I think it should say human history instead of modern history.

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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Islamic Colonialism

Dry Bones cartoon, Mali, algeria, colonialism, colonialists, French, France, Arab Spring, Occupied Territories, africa, moslem, muslim, islam, islamists,Occupation,
Islamists are now making their move to capture and colonize sub-saharan Africa.

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Bibi and the U.S. President (1998)

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January 04, 1998
Dry Bones, cartoon, golden oldie
I often have fun wondering where we were and what was going on 10 and twenty years ago. I don't do crosswords or Suduko's, I'm not interested in Horoscopes or Sports, But if a newspaper has a 25 years ago this month kind of feature, I always read it. So when I began the Dry Bones blog back in 2005 I decided to have two Golden Oldies each week.

Sometimes I look for cartoons that are pertinent to current events, but mostly I like to just see what was going on in the "Old Days". Today I decided to take a peek at January 1998, fifteen years ago this month.

Interesting, hey? Your thoughts?

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Monday, January 28, 2013


Dry Bones cartoon, Palestine, Palestinians, palestinian, West Bank, Settlements, Settlers, Double Standard, Arab, Arabs, anti-Israel, anti-Zionism, Israel, Occupied Territories, africa, moslem, muslim, islam, islamists,Occupation,
Islamists are conductiong an effective effort to conquer the world for their god , to repress women, to destroy the Jews, and to repress and subject everyone else. They are now makig a major African move in Mali.

So I'm either simply stating the facts of life in our ties, or I'm an out of control hysteric, a racist who hates people of color, and a dangerous Islamophobe.

Your opinion?

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Friday, January 25, 2013

Trees R Us

Dry Bones cartoon, Israel, Trees, Tu B'Shvat, tu bishvat, Jewish, Judaism, jnf, Holidays, Holiday,
Tonight ushers in the Jewish Holiday of Tu B'Shvat. The New Year of the Trees! And we celebrate by planting trees!! It's a Jewish fixation! Plant a Tree, Save the World!! Hag Sameach!

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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Israeli Election Day

Dry Bones cartoon, bibi, Netanyahu, Israel, Politics, Elections, Coalition, Democracy, social justice, Likud, Left, Right, Economy, left wing, right wing Elections, Knesset, Democracy,
Election Day in Israel was declared a national holiday and the weather was gorgeous. The public voted and then most of us went to the beach, to cafes, or shopping for the rest of the "day off". It was a delightful, very Israeli experience. Everyone seemed happy and up about being who and what we are.

In the morning we found that we've handed our politicians a classic Israeli post-election dilemma. It feels so very Israeli and nostalgic that I did today's cartoon in Blue and White.

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Monday, January 21, 2013

Copy Cats

Dry Bones cartoon, Palestine, Palestinians, palestinian, West Bank, Settlements, Settlers, Double Standard, Arab, Arabs, anti-Israel, anti-Zionism, Israel, Occupied Territories, Occupation, Judea, Samaria,
Has the Palestinian Settler Movement story made it to the media outlets where you live yet?

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Friday, January 18, 2013

Israeli Elections

Dry Bones cartoon, Obama, Bibi, Obama, Netanyahu, Bibi, Israel, America, President, Elections, Knesset, Democracy,
Israeli elections are being held this coming Tuesday. Local News sources claim that 24% of the public still has not made up its mind. That includes me. And the LSW (Long Suffering Wife).

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Thursday, January 17, 2013

Tu B'Shvat Campaign (2003)

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January 6, 2003
Dry Bones, cartoon, golden oldie
Ten years ago, in January 2003, I did this cartoon as part of a campaign to promote Tu B'Shvat, the Jewish New Year of the Trees. This year's Tu B'Shvat will be celebrated next week, on January 25 and 26.

So will you be making plans?

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Syria: Local Viewpoint

Dry Bones cartoon: Islamists, Islamism, Syria, Sunni, Shia, Alawite, Arabs, Assad, Arab Spring, Middle East, Political Correctness,
What do you do when the real story is different from the politically correct story being told on Western TV? If you're a cartoonist, you do a cartoon.

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Fixing the System (1999)

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July 30, 1999
Dry Bones, cartoon, golden oldie
Israel ís now in the middle of another Knesset campaign. Every campaign is accompanied by suggestions about how to "fix"our electoral system. Today's cartoon is from 1999, the last year of the last century, when we actually tried a new system. We then became unsatisfied with the "fix" and went back to where we are today, i.e. comfortably complaining about the system and figuring out which party to vote for.

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Monday, January 14, 2013

Syian Worries

Dry Bones cartoon, Syria, Terrorism, Israel,Iran, Lebanon, WMD, gas, islamism, Islamists,unni, shia
Something new to worry about?

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Friday, January 11, 2013


Dry Bones cartoon,West Bank, anti-Israel, Settlements, Settlers, Boycott, BDS, Divestment, un, EU, Europe, Israel, Palestine, Occupation,customs, duty, Jews,contraband, flowers, food, produce, farming
And so it goes . . .

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Thursday, January 10, 2013

the Fix We're In

Dry Bones cartoon, Syria, Terrorism, Israel, Pakistan, Africa, violence, attack, terror, bombing, infidels, Lone Ranger, Tonto, islamism, Islamists,
Okay, So I stole the idea from an old "Lone Ranger and Tonto" joke.
So sue me!

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Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Winter (1984)

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December 3, 1984
Dry Bones, cartoon, golden oldie
Israel ís being hit by a massive storm. Were all hunkered down against the torrential rains ...and what appears to be oncoming snow in our mountainous regions like the Golan, the Galilee, Safed, and, of course Jerusalem. It sort of feels like the old days, nostalgia for back when we heated our homes with kerosene ("neft", in the Hebrew-influenced English we locals speak) I'm running this Oldie today from 1984.

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Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Election Daze (1991)

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December 3, 1991
Elections, Democracy, Israel, Labor Party, splinter party,
We're at it again! Election Time in Israel. This cartoon was done in December of 1991. Labor was in trouble back then, too.

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Monday, January 07, 2013


Dry Bones cartoon: linkedin, facebook,,
Am I the only one being overwhelmed?

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Friday, January 04, 2013

the Irish EU Presidency

Dry Bones cartoon: Ireland, irish, EU, Israel, anti-Israel, Double Standard, King Solomon,
Interested in Ireland's history of anti-Israel bias? Just click HERE.

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Thursday, January 03, 2013

The Very First Dry Bones

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January 1, 1973

I thought it would be fun to show you the very first ever Dry Bones cartoon. The oldest possible Oldie"... published 4o years ago on Jan 1, 1973, in the Jerusalem Post. The two characters In the cartoon are chatting with each other but are facing the reader (I hadn't yet figured out the "profile" approach).
The two government clerks are each enjoying a pastry and a cup of tea (A traditional 10 AM tea break in Israeli offices back then). The two characters have remained an important duo in the cartoon through the years. Now, of course they face each other. One with glasses, the other with a mustache . BTW, to see the Jerusalem Post Magazine report on our anniversary click on DRY BONES AT 40.

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Wednesday, January 02, 2013

2013 Toys

Dry Bones cartoon: 2013, technology, tablet, ipad, iphone, android Israel,
Happy New Year 2013!

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Tuesday, January 01, 2013

Dry Bones at Forty!

Dry Bones cartoon: anniversary, 40, 1973, Israel,
I want to say thank you to all the loyal Dry Bones fans out there, and of course to the LSW (Long Suffering Wife
...And to mark the anniversary I'm working day and night on the Dry Bones Passover Haggadah!

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