B’Ivrit | Desperate for Some Good News, Israelis Cling to Heroic Hostage Rescue Story

JL;DR SUMMARY Israeli media coverage of a recent hostage rescue operation in Gaza has captivated the nation, with TV anchors shedding tears of joy on air and newspapers featuring celebratory headlines and images of the freed hostages reuniting with their families. A way out west there was a fella, fella I want to tell you about, fella by the name of Jeff Lebowski. At least, that was the handle his lovin' parents gave him, but he never had much use for it himself. This Lebowski, he called himself the Dude. Now, Dude, that's a name no one would self-apply where I come from. But then, there was a lot about the Dude that didn't make a whole lot of sense to me. And a lot about where he lived, likewise. But then again, maybe that's why I found the place s'durned innarestin'.

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