I really thought this was an interesting piece. Meryl of Yourish is currently spending the week at Jewcy. She had this very interesting post up yesterday. Apparently, Israeli’s have been buying up land on the moon at a very high rate.
Israelis own 10 percent of the privately owned area on the moon, according to Tom Wegner, a spokesman for Crazyshop, a company that sells plots of moon land to private individuals in Israel.
About 10,000 Israelis have purchased moon property since it became available in 2000. Of the 10 million acres sold worldwide, 1 million are owned by residents of Israel, Wegner said Wednesday.
“Some Israelis believe that buying land on the moon is an original gift and a great investment that their grandchildren might benefit from,” he told The Jerusalem Post.
Read the rest over there.