SRB: An Israeli View of Aotearoa
Havaya newzealandit ("A New Zealand Experience") by
Olamot Travel Books (Hebrew), Am Oved, NIS 75 Reviewed by YOSSI KLEIN
Here are some facts compiled by author Shifra Horn for those wishing to escape the hell that is the Middle East for the paradise of New Zealand: In New Zealand, parents beat their children, and the locals frighten tourists (there was a time when they even ate them) and despise foreigners, Jews in particular. They justify their anti-Semitism by pointing to Israel's policies in the territories. They're alcoholics and misers, they take cover behind a ridiculous veil of political correctness, and they contend with stampedes of millions of sheep that descend upon them like flatulence. Horn offers praise, however, for New Zealand's rich flora, its beautiful birdlife and its clean air. More...