Turnout highest since 1999 as voters defy predictions of apathy, virus fears | The Times of Israel

47% of Israelis vote by 4 p.m., despite analysts’ prediction turnout could be depressed by fatigue for 3rd election in a year — Read on http://www.timesofisrael.com/turnout-highest-since-1999-as-voters-defy-predictions-of-apathy-virus-fears/ AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce No apathy to voting in Israel despite Virus!

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce I saw a film, #Crescendo, that made a lot of sense. It was the formation of anOrchestra, consisting of equal numbers of Israeli & Palestinian musicians who join together, learn to talk to each other, see each and make beautiful music together. The Palestinians can do the same today. Reframe their dialogue with Israelis & seek a meaningful peace and prosperity for the Palestinian people. Brett Stephens has a point.


The Voice of Joyce: Photos of Israel (October 2013)

  Dear Followers: Photos from my Trip with the Technion group October, 2013  The Slide show starts with Jerusalem.  Enjoy!  The photos cover Ramallah and Rawabi in the West and the Bunkers bordering Gaza near the Erez Crossing , Israel’s southern Territories.  The drawings are by Israeli children experiencing the bombing, facing trauma.  There are … More The Voice of Joyce: Photos of Israel (October 2013)