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Audio: Yaakov Kirschen: Dry Bones Artist and Golden Pencil Award Winner

Yaakov Kirschen, the creator of Israel's funniest political cartoon, Dry Bones, tells his story.
3/16/2012, 2:25 PM

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Next January, Yaakov Kirschen, often called the funniest Israeli political analyst, will celebrate 40 years of writing the Dry Bones cartoons.

What makes this cartoonist tick?

What is his next project? Hint: a serious graphic novel series, involving both Jewish and Chinese traditions.

Yaakov, with his characteristic humour, tells his own engaging tale. Don't miss this show!  For more info visit

Judy Simon is the host of the show Life Lessons and the mother of six children. After almost 20 years of teaching English and special education, Judy now serves as the Beit El Tourism Coordinator, and organizes tours of the site of Jacob's Dream in Beit El. Check out Beit El's website: and "like" the Beit El Heritage Center Facebook page: To "like" the Hebrew page: Life Lessons explores fascinating people from all walks of life and follows their stories of lessons learned along the way. The Life Lessons podcast airs every Thursday from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Israel time on Israel National Radio.
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