What You Get For … $2 Million: The Valley Where David Slew Goliath

The $2 million figure is a guess because this news item cri de coeur in the Times of Israel about the sale of parts of the Valley of Elah to developers does not actually specify a price, and that price regardless would be in shekels. The bottom line is that Israel, a country roughly the size of New Jersey, has a serious housing crisis. That means that “historic” / Biblical places like the hills overlooking the area where David supposedly slew Goliath are seen as potential Great Homes and Destinations.

As you can imagine, not everyone is pleased:

Opportunities Overseas

The Washington Post had a piece this weekend about Americans who are leaving the country to do the same: look for jobs that pay a decent salary and provide good benefits rather than continue their fruitless job hunt, or settle for a jobs that underpay.