"We Made It Past Pharaoh" Is the Israeli Version of "Keep Calm and Carry On"

A look at the morale-raising expression of choice in today’s Jewish state.

Passengers at the central bus station in Jerusalem on April 20, 2020. Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.

Passengers at the central bus station in Jerusalem on April 20, 2020. Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.

Observation
April 22 2020
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