Category Archives: Family

3 Days in June

I’m sure you were expecting the title to be “Six Days in June”. Well, the Six Day War does get a look-in in this post, but there were two other very important days in the month of June over the … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

This past week has been a rather difficult one for Israel, and yet, as always, we can find plenty of good news to brighten our Shabbat, so here is my latest Good News Friday installment. The first item will be … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Continuing on from yesterday’s good news, here is today’s bumper crop of Good News Friday in honour of the upcoming Purim. In Jerusalem, 9 tiny unopened Dead Sea Scrolls have been discovered – or re-discovered: An Israeli scholar turned up … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Another week has flown by and it’s time for my next Good News Friday installment. My first item for this week comes from Israel’s much-vaunted bio-medical sector. Tel Aviv University researchers have found a new way to fight ovarian cancer: … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Somehow another week has passed by and it’s time for the next Good News Friday installment. My first item concerns Israel’s burgeoning natural gas industry: Australia’s giant drilling company Woodside has signed an agreement to buy a 25% stake in … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

This week’s Good News Friday post is going to be a bit different than others that have gone before. Today’s Hebrew date is 14th Adar I.  It is called Purim Katan, “Minor Purim” to remind us that in a regular year (not … Continue reading

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