Jewish date: 19 ’Adhar Sheni 5771 (Parashath Shemini).
Today’s events: International Waffle Day, Pecan Day, International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade (UN), Independence Day (Greece, Cyprus).
Coca-Cola plant in Bene Beraq. Notice that the architect got somewhat silly and made several buildings look like soda cans.
White King expected was to be assaulted by black pawns on Lassale Street in Tel ’Aviv.
This actually is Lassale Street in Tel ’Aviv, but these are not chess pieces. Rather, they are part of a barrier system to keep vehicles and pedestrians separate. They have these all over Israel, but few look as much like chess pieces as these ones.
Enjoy, share the weirdness, and Shabbath shalom.